(WREX) — President Donald Trump called out Illinois Governor JB Pritzker for the state's coronavirus response efforts Monday.
Maria Bartiromo, of Fox Business, asked President Trump how he would decide which states and cities will receive federal financial support, to which he called out local Democratic leaders, including Pritzker.
Trump accused Pritzker of money being the motivating factor for the his response to the pandemic, the president claiming he "knows the family."
"He wants money because, you know, let's make up for the 25 years and some very bad current years," Trump said.
Trump continued saying: "If they spend the money, it's one thing, for COVID, but they want money for 25 years of bad management."
This isn't the first time President Trump and Governor Pritzker have exchanged words regarding the coronavirus response efforts as the two took to Twitter back in March.
The president then took to Twitter again in April.
"I have not been counting on the White House because there have been too many situations in which they have made promises, not delivered," Pritzker said on CNN last week