Bobby Jindal

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17 Nov, 2015

Drops out of presidential race

Drops out of race

Jindal tell Fox News‘ Baier that he is dropping out of the race. He never topped 2% in any CNN/ORC poll and never advanced past the “undercard” round at the Republican debates held to date. Jindal reached his decision, two aides said, because he didn’t want to go into debt and realized there was no credible path to the nomination.

I’ve come to the realization that this is not my time, so I’ve come here to announce that I am suspending my campaign for president of the United States.

Gov. Bobby Jindal drops out of 2016 presidential race

10 Sep, 2015

Jindal attacks Trump

Makes Statement

Jindal attacks Trump in a series of interviews.

We know that Mr. Trump has not read the Bible, and we know this for a simple reason: Donald Trump is not in the Bible. So we know he has not read it.

In reference to Trump’s’ comments on Carly Fiorina:

I think it’s pretty outrageous for him to be attacking anybody’s appearance. He looks like he’s got a squirrel on his head.

Bobby Jindal: Trump "looks like he's got a squirrel sitting on his head"

23 Jul, 2015

‘An awful night for Louisiana’

Press Conference

Louisiana Gov. Jindal speaks from just outside a Lafayette movie theater after the shooting.

This is an awful night for Lafayette. This is an awful night for Louisiana. This is an awful night for the United States. But we will get through this.

Jindal also says that two of the patrons in the theater were schoolteacher friends, one of whom may have shielded the other from a fatal bullet — and one who likely saved even more lives.

One of the teachers jumped on top of the second teacher in an act of braveness. Both teachers got shot but the second one, the one who got saved, even though she got shot she had the presence of mind to pull the fire alarm and save other lives

Gov. Jindal "horrified and shocked" by movie theater shooting

9 Jul, 2015

Say Louisiana is most pro-life State

Makes Statement

Speaking at the National Right to Life Convention, Jindal says he has signed many abortion restrictions in his two terms, making Louisiana is the “most pro-life state.” He compares the Supreme Court’s decision on same-sex marriage to its decision on Roe vs. Wade:

The left wants to take God out of the public square. If the court is just going to be a public opinion poll … we should just get rid of it…You’ve got folks going after business, individuals, churches and pastors for their sincerely held religious beliefs. . . . When Hillary Clinton or President Obama talk about religious expression all they mean is that for an hour or two a week in church you can say what you want. That’s not religious freedom. Religious freedom is the ability to live our lives 24 hours a day, 7 days a week according to our sincerely held beliefs.

20 Oct, 2014

Orders state to track Ebola travel

Jindal orders Louisiana officials to track travel to countries affected by the virus. Executive order:

[State officials] are authorized and directed to develop policies and reporting mechanisms for public employees and students, faculty, and staff of institutions of higher learning to report travel to the countries identified by the Centers for Disease Control [and Prevention] as having a threat of contracting the Ebola Virus Disease.

It could require some to disclose travel to affected countries.

18 Oct, 1997

Jindal, Jolly marry


Jindal marries Jolly at St. Joseph’s Cathedral in Baton Rouge. Jolly:

I didn’t know it at the time, but he had a crush on me. He used to try and find out where my classes were and come by and say hello.

10 Jun, 1971

Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana


Piyush ‘Bobby’ Jindal is born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to Amar and Raj Jindal. His parents are Hindu immigrants from Punjab, India and work as engineers. He is elder of two children.

My parents, and my mom especially, were adamant that, Look, we made the decision to come to America, our kids are Americans, they should grow up fully American. If you look at our childhood, it was pretty typical of a whole lot of other children’s childhoods.

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