Quinn says he wants to follow New Jersey’s lead when it comes to gun control even though Christie’s not supporting him.
"New Jersey has a law banning assault weapons. Obviously he’s not supporting me but I think a fundamental question should be asked. Why don’t we ban assault weapons in Illinois?"
Quinn was speaking at a West Side church in support of a ban on so-called assault weapons. Quinn is making guns an issue in his reelection campaign
In response, a Rauner spokesman called Quinn’s anti-crime policies disastrous.
Christie gets into town Friday afternoon for a Republican Governor’s event followed by a Rauner fundraiser.