GOP House Leader Jim Durkin responds to DCFS Director Marc Smith being held in contempt: ‘I want this director to sit before a legislative panel and tell us how we got to this point’

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PHOTO: Illinois House Minority Leader Jim Durkin R-Western Springs, speaks at a news conference at the State Capitol in Springfield, Ill., Tuesday, April 10, 2018. As House Republicans are lashing out at a Democratic suggestion that the state should adopt a graduated income tax Durkin said Tuesday his resolution opposing increased rates on higher income levels protests what he calls frivolous spending by Democrats. (AP Photo/John O’Connor)

Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Westchester) joins Lisa Dent and Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to discuss his call for an investigation after state Department of Children and Family Services Director Marc Smith was held in contempt of court for violating the rights of children.

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