Jindal staff leave state government, focus on Iowa
BATON ROUGE - Hours after the governor's office announced staff members were leaving their positions, the Associated Press reported they are headed for Governor Bobby Jindal's political organization, the America Future Project.
The organization was created last month. Taylor Teepell and Matt Parker will work with the group in the Iowa for a possible 2016 presidential campaign.
Teepell had been the governor's chief of staff; Parker was the legislative affairs director. Teepell is also the brother of Jindal's chief political adviser, Timmy Teepell. Parker is Timmy Teepell's brother-in-law.
Jindal is expected to make a run for president and may announce after the state legislative session ends in mid-June.
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