When asked about what he thought of the House GOP strategy to tie Obamacare to the debate over funding the government, Jindal declined to weigh in. He only said he agrees with their sentiment that the health-care law should be repealed “not for political reasons, but because it’s bad policy.”
The chairman of the Republican Governors Association and a former congressman, Jindal said that even if the current impasse over the short-term budget is overcome, the looming debt ceiling standoff all but guarantees a new round of sparring.
“We continue to kick the can down the road,” he said.
Among the structural changes Jindal raised as possibilities: The requirement of a supermajority to raise taxes, a balanced budget requirement and term limits.
Jindal also announced an online campaign designed to highlight the work of Republican governors dubbed the "American Comeback.”