During a media conference on Tuesday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal reiterated that he will not be speaking at the Republican Convention due to Tropical Storm Isaac which is expected to be a hurricane hitting Louisiana and the New Orleans area.
Jindal said this is not a time for politics and that there would be plenty time for politics and speeches. He started the press conference saying that he has had numerous requests about his convention intentions.
Jindal has been criticizedover he past months for focusing upon his national aspirations instead of staying in the state and focusing upon domestic issues.
Governor Bobby Jindal will also hold a press conference with Mayor Mitch Landrieu and other coastal parish leaders in New Orleans to provide an update on the state’s preparations for Tropical Storm Isaac.
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