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Tariffs Blamed for Louisiana Steel Plant Bankruptcy

“Louisiana is among the most dependent states on tariffed metals, which is why we continue to be hopeful for a speedy resolution to the uncertainty of the future of tariffs.”

— Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards (D) blaming tariffs for the bankruptcy of Bayou Steel in his state, Bloomberg reports.


In New Orleans They Know How to Debate

You’re a liar, and you’re a cheater.

— John Bel Edwards (D), quoted by the New Orleans Times Picayune, in a gubernatorial debate with Sen. David Vitter (R).