The Mincing Rascals 11/18/16: Illinois budget talks, Trump picks his team

John Williams from WGN Radio along with Eric Zorn and Kristen McQueary from the Chicago Tribune talk about the trouble Illinois has passing a balanced budget, Madigan’s refusal to meet Rauner on anything, the new soda tax, and President-elect Trump’s picks for his team.

Recommendations:

John Williams recommends Bill Bryson’s A Short History of Nearly Everything

Kristen McQueary recommends her daughter’s Christms cookie recipe.  Bake prepackaged sugar cookies, can of vanilla frosting, add food coloring, smashed peppermint sticks, and sprinkle with cinnamon.

Eric Zorn recommends watching the Seth Meyers opening monologues from Late Night with Seth Meyers.