Jindal on Cavuto: Clinton Win A 3rd Obama Term

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a likely Republican presidential candidate, said Tuesday that a win by Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election would amount to a “third-term” for President Obama’s economic policies.

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“Put it to the American people. If they really think the Obama policies worked for us give Hillary Clinton a third term for his policies,” Jindal said in an exclusive interview with FOX Business Network’s Neil Cavuto. “But the American people know better than that: $18 trillion of debt; more people on food stamps; record low participation in the workforce.”

Jindal, who would join nearly a dozen other GOP candidates if he tosses his hat in the ring, said the differences between his positions on national issues and those of the Democratic Party – specifically, those of Hillary Clinton – are very different.

He said he believes a national debate on these issues during the months leading to the election would convince Americans to side with a Republican candidate.

“If you have a real debate, you ask the American people do you want to keep Obamacare or (have) more affordable health care; (do) you want energy independence or continue to send money to other countries; build the Keystone Pipeline or listen to radical environmentalists,” he said.

Jindal said he supports programs that will promote economic expansion rather than employ rhetoric that divides Americans.

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“Let the American people understand that the American dream is not about redistribution or about envy. It is about growth and opportunity. You don’t have to be born into a wealthy zip code to do great things,” he said.

Jindal is currently trying to push a budget through the Louisiana state house that adheres to his pledge to not raise taxes. He said Louisiana has thrived under his directives that cut taxes and government payrolls.

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