Though his national poll numbers are near the bottom of the list, his aides say he can only improve. He casts himself as a conservative who once called the Republican Party stupid for losing the last election to president Obama.
Jindal was born and raised in Baton Rouge, graduated from Brown, and went to Oxford on a Rhodes scholarship.
He leaves immediately for campaign stops in New Hampshire and in Iowa. He’ll need to rise in the polls if he’s to be invited to the first GOP debate to be held in August.
KLAX ABC 31 News 6/24/15