The president won Louisiana by nearly 20 percentage points over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton (58.1 percent to 38.4 percent) in 2016. But that comfortable margin did not stop Trump from promising the citizens in the Hackberry area a little gift if they help him win a second term.
“If we win this election, which is only 16 months away, we’re giving you a brand new I-10 bridge,” he said to loud applause. “I didn’t know it was going to be that popular,” he quipped as the cheers died down.
“We’re going to start planning and development,” he said before barely hiding the ask. “And we’ll have it all set to go on Day 1 after the election.”