Dem Louisiana Gov Praises Trump, Pence for Flood Damage Visit

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” in commenting on the Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his running mate Mike Pence response to the devastating flooding in his state Gov. John Bel Edwards (D-LA) said Trump’s visit and donation were “helpful.” Edwards said, “For the reasons that I stated earlier, because it helped to shine a spotlight on Louisiana and on the dire situation that we have here, that it was helpful. I will tell you that I also appreciated the good phone call, the conversation that I had with Governor Pence, who was sincere and genuine when he called and spoke for a long time on Friday morning about their desire to be helpful.” Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN