From NBC's Ken Strickland
In a press release detailing embattled Sen. Roland Burris' speech today in Chicago at 1:30 pm ET, his office says the senator WILL NOT take questions at the event.
The release says, "At today's luncheon, Sen.. Burris will not take questions from the media. Senator Burris wishes to refrain from commenting any further during the current review by Sangamon County State's Attorney General John Schmidt, and is committed to cooperating with state agencies and the Senate Ethics Committee."
The speech is before the City Club of Chicago, where Burris is suppose to discuss his first month in the U.S. Senate.