Jindal moving staff to Iowa for likely White House campaign
BATON ROUGE - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is sending political staff to Iowa for a possible 2016 presidential campaign.
Two of Jindal's top aides, deputy chief of staff Taylor Teepell and legislative affairs director Matt Parker, have resigned from the governor's office and are moving to the key presidential campaign state. There, they'll work for Jindal's new political organization called the America Future Project, which was created last month.
The Republican governor's office announced the resignations Tuesday. Jindal's chief political adviser Timmy Teepell explained where the two men - his brother and brother-in-law - were going next.
Though his poll numbers lag well behind other expected GOP contenders, Jindal appears likely to run for president. An announcement isn't expected until after the state legislative session ends in mid-June.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
BRPD arrests man suspected in at least nine separate robberies
High-profile sex offender facing new charges now facing a much higher bond,...
Child prodigy from Baton Rouge earns full ride to Southern University 69/255
Gonzales Civic Center re-opens nearly two years after 2016 flood