Story Continued Below "I love being in the United States Senate. I will not be a candidate for the governor…
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“I love being in the United States Senate. I will not be a candidate for the governor in 2019, says Kennedy. The Senate is “where I think I can do the best.”
“I hope somebody goes to governor who understands that Louisiana’s government does not have to be a big one , slow, stupid, wasteless, sometimes corrupted, spending-money-like-it-be-ditchwater, anti taxpayer, top down institution. “
Kennedy has switched between figuring out his people’s letters to reporters and attacking Louisiana Democratic government chief John Bel Edwards to abuse the state in recent weeks. He said in an interview last week that if he ran he would win to” Gov. Edwards has taken my state in the wrong direction. “
Edwards returned the criticism after Kennedy’s announcement, saying: “For late Kennedy, it was never about Louisiana. It was about focusing the headlight one yourself. “
Although many Republicans believed Kennedy would elect the governor round because he had spoken of polls that showed him to win. Kennedy said that last week he was” really broken “when he was agonizing over the decision.
But as Kennedy contemplated, Ralph Abraham (R-La.) showed interest, which gave rise to tough competition between the two GOP legislators. Now Abraham can be in the driver’s seat to make the top