Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards changed his tune Sunday on CNN about whether Donald Trump’s visit to his flood-ravaged state was beneficial.
Louisiana Governor Changes His Opinion of Trump's Visit – Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards was skeptical of Dona… https://t.co/YVVTkBR2DK
— Townhall.com (@townhallcom) August 21, 2016
Originally, he said that Trump wasn’t welcome to the state for a photo-op and that he preferred that he make a donation to the LA Flood Relief Fund. Now he says Trump’s visit was helpful.
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) August 21, 2016
And he denies ever downplaying Trump’s visit.
Louisiana Gov says he did not dismiss Trump visit as photo op. He maintains what he said was "we hope it doesn't turn into mere photo-op."
— State of the Union (@CNNSotu) August 21, 2016
Real help is on the way, though. As soon as President Obama gets through with a few more rounds of golf, he is going to be revved up and ready to go. He is sacrificially carving out some time to visit the damaged areas of Louisiana on Tuesday. At least, that is what his schedule is as of now. What a leader.