It’s no secret that Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and U.S. Sen. David Vitter, a Republican hoping to succeed him in the state’s top office, have an icy relationship. The reason for their reported feud?
“If you turn [your recorder] off, I’ll tell you what I really think about him,” Jindal told The National Journal in a recent interview.
During a GOP “unity rally” in the middle of Louisiana’s heated U.S. Senate race last fall, the two made a rare appearance together — on opposite sides — on a crowded stage at a downtown Baton Rouge bar, urging support for Republican and eventual victor Bill Cassidy.
The two have taken sly swipes at each other over the years, and The New Republic wrote a lengthy article in 2013 about the ongoing feud between the two.
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