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Thu Nov 7, 2019, 09:18 AM

As Kentucky's Shadow Looms, Trump Scrambles To Avoid Recurrence In Louisiana [View all]

Source: TPM



November 7, 2019 8:11 a.m.

A sweaty President Donald Trump, flanked by the mustachioed stars of “Duck Dynasty,” took to the stage last night to lend his support to Republican Eddie Rispone, the candidate trying to unseat Democratic Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards in a runoff election.

Trump served up his usual helping of “Democratic hoaxes,” whistleblower “coups” and “deranged” impeachment proceedings to an adoring crowd clad in red hats and bearing signs of “[insert particular demographic] for Trump.”

But despite the all-business-as-usual appearance of the rally, a Kentucky-shaped pall hung over the room as next Saturday’s election inches closer.

Despite his blustering tweets to the contrary, Trump realizes — and even warned before a ballot was cast — that Gov. Matt Bevin’s (R) loss to Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear Tuesday night was a direct commentary on the limitations of his coattails. Just a day before Kentuckians took to the polls, Trump was giving a similar speech before a similar crowd, endorsing another candidate who crafted himself in the President’s image.

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Now, Trump has gone all in again. He has another trip planned to Louisiana two days before the runoff election on the 16th, and will attend the barn burner LSU-Alabama game this Saturday — coincidentally, the last day of early voting.
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Read more: https://talkingpointsmemo.com/news/kentucky-louisiana-elections-2019-trump



Hope the students boooooooo Trump, but they are being threatened by the U. adm with loss of season Tickets if they boooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!






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MONROE, LOUISIANA - NOVEMBER 06: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a "Keep America Great" rally at the Monroe Civic Center on November 06, 2019 in Monroe, Louisiana (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

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