After His Administration Praises Louisiana Economy As ‘Wheels Up,’ Donald Trump Trashes It As Worst In USA

Donald Trump speaks at a rally.

Hours after his own administration posted tweets lavishly praising the Louisiana economy, Donald Trump held a rally in the state Wednesday at which he blasted Louisiana as the worst economy in the country, a report by The Advocate recounted.

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards is currently the only Democrat holding a governor’s office in a southern state. Trump held the campaign rally to support Edwards’ Republican opponent, businessman Eddie Rispone, who largely paid for his own campaign. A central theme of Rispone’s campaign has been what he says is a poor economic performance by the state under Edwards.

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