Former Gov. Jindal: Every time AOC and 'squad' speak, Trump should thank them

Bobby Jindal: What Democrats actually want to do to this country is crazy

Former Louisiana governor and GOP presidential candidate Bobby Jindal calls out far-left lawmakers and their extreme agenda.

Former Louisiana governor and GOP presidential candidate Bobby Jindal said the Democratic Party’s embrace of radical left-wing ideas is not a viable strategy to winning the 2020 presidential race.

Jindal joined "Fox & Friends" Thursday to discuss his new Wall Street Journal op-ed, in which he argued that voters in 2020 may be more turned off by 'Medicare-for-All' and the Green New Deal than by President Trump's rhetoric.

"The disruptive force of nature currently occupying the White House will eventually pass from the scene, and his unique mannerisms with him. The damage being done to the Democratic Party is much more substantial and will last longer," he wrote.

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"While Mrs. Clinton made the mistake of telling voters how she actually felt when she labeled Trump supporters "deplorables," the Democratic Party is now embracing policies that vividly show how little they value these same blue-collar and rural workers, people of faith and gun owners. Now that's crazy."

Jindal followed up by telling the live Fox News studio audience that the Green New Deal in particular will not appeal to a majority of the country in 2020.

"AOC’s chief of staff said this wasn’t primarily about climate, this was about restructuring the entire economy,” he noted.

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Jindal says the four progressive Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and Rashida Talib, D-Mich., often referred to as “The Squad,” are acting as “contributions to President Trump’s election campaign.”

"Every time they speak or tweet, he should thank them," he joked, arguing that the "Democratic Party right now has been taken over by its radical base.

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