Trump calls out Louisiana's high car insurance rates

President Trump on Friday blasted Louisiana for its high car insurance rates, ahead of a rally to support the Republican candidate in the state's governor's race.

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"I will be in Louisiana tonight (Love it!) to get Republicans to vote for either of our two great Republican Candidates and force a runoff with John Bel Edwards, who has done a really poor job of tax cutting, car insurance cost (worst in USA), & is suspect on your 2nd Amendment!" Trump tweeted.

According to Insure.com's 2019 rankings of car insurance rates in all 50 states, Louisana is the second-worst in the nation (only to Michigan) in terms of having the most expensive average annual car insurance premiums.

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So why are rates so high?

"In Louisiana, the big factor bumping up rates is uninsured and underinsured drivers who like to sue each other," notes Insure.com.

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