(FREE BEACON) – The head of the Chicago Teachers Union called Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, a Republican, "the new ISIS recruit" during a speech on Wednesday.
The Chicago Tribune reported that Karen Lewis, the president of the Chicago Teachers Union, took aim at Rauner during a speech and likened him to a terrorist recruit.
"Rauner is the new ISIS recruit," she said during a lunch event at the City Club of Chicago.
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"Yes, I said it, and I'll say it again," Lewis stated. "Bruce Rauner is a liar. And, you know, I've been reading in the news lately all about these ISIS recruits popping up all over the place–has Homeland Security checked this man out yet? Because the things he's doing look like acts of terror on poor and working-class people."