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Wed Sep 16, 2020, 05:01 AM

IL-13: Davis: No need to meet with politically opposed groups

URBANA U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis told a small group at the Central Illinois Mosque & Islamic Center today that he won't meet with groups that are politically opposed to him.

The three-term congressman held a 45-minute meeting with members of the Muslim community and others from Champaign-Urbana at the mosque.

During a session that sometimes got contentious, Davis was confronted with a question he often gets in Champaign-Urbana: Why doesn't he meet with groups here or participate in community forums? His most recent opportunity was a forum last month at the Champaign Public Library on gun violence. Davis did not attend, but his general election opponent, Democrat Betsy Londrigan of Springfield, did.

In the past, Davis has said that he won't do town hall meetings but instead will meet with individuals or small groups for five- to 10-minute sessions at his office.

"I find it very frustrating that those who are politically opposed and who want to have a forum in a venue of his or her choosing and have taken advantage of the other many hours upon hours of venues we have given you," Davis said, "There's nothing more to say except that those who are politically opposed to me and opposed to what we want to do are not conducive to solving the problems that I was talking about trying to actually have a conversation about toning down the hate and vitriol."


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Wed Sep 16, 2020, 07:41 AM

1. another words he reaffirms his status as a lying COWARD

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