CNN Report: La. Gov. Bobby Jindal isn't getting the Koch Brothers attention he wants _lowres

Republican presidential candidate Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal engages in an animated conversation with an unseen person while visiting a dance class at a senior center in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)


It's not just the early nomination contests in Iowa or New Hampshire that Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is worried about in his bid to become 2016 Republican candidate for president: There's also the "Koch Brothers primary," the competition to win the lucrative blessing of the billionaire siblings who bankroll conservative advocacy groups and plan to spend big in the upcoming race.

But Jindal's aides complain that he's not even getting a chance to play the game, reports John King of CNN. They're griping that Jindal is being shut out of meetings with Koch-affiliated groups, King said Sunday on "Inside Politics."

Watch the brief video of King's comments, or read the transcript (last section).