Former Vice President Joe Biden won’t be campaigning at the Illinois State Fair due to an illness, state Democrats announced late Tuesday.
Biden had been scheduled to take part as a keynote speaker at Illinois State Fair Democrat Day Thursday to help bolster support for Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker.
But Doug House, president of the Illinois Democratic County Chairs’ Association, said in a statement Tuesday night that Biden is “under doctor’s orders not to travel.”
Biden was scheduled to keynote the County Chairs’ Association brunch at a Springfield hotel. The brunch kicks off the day’s activities. The association on Wednesday morning announced South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttiglieg will replace Biden as the headliner.
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Source: Daily Mail