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Bobby Jindal Announces Entry into Presidential Race

  • Carrie Dedrick
    Religious persecution, missions, Christianity around the world
  • 2015 Jun 24
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Lousiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has announced his campaign for presidency in a personal video. TIME Magazine reports the Republican candidate secretly film a video of he and his wife telling their three children that he planned to run. 

 

“Mommy and Daddy have been thinking and praying a lot about this and we have decided we are going to be running for president this year,” Jindal said in the video. 

 

Jindal is expected to make a formal speech announcing his campaign at 5 p.m. 

 

The politician is the son of Indian immigrants and not shy about his Catholic faith, reports The Washington Post

 

Jindal is the 13th Republican to announce a presidential bid; the most recent polls show he has 1 percent support from GOP voters. 

 

 

Publication date: June 24, 2015

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