Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner is sloughing off critical comments made by his a pair of his predecessors.
Former Gov. Jim Edgar's still a popular figure within the Illinois GOP, which is why the harsh nature of his recent remarks garnered a lot of attention.
Edgar scolded Rauner for putting his pro-business agenda ahead of the budget.
Then another Republican Governor from the past - James Thompson -- also said that Illinois' is in the worst position it's ever been.
Here's what Rauner had to say in response: