Louisiana Senator Jokes at State Dinner About France Selling Home State to America

Washington Free Beacon | 4/25/2018 | Jack Heretik
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BY: Jack Heretik

Sen. John Kennedy (R., La.) joked at Tuesday's state dinner about the fact France sold his home state of Louisiana to the United States in 1803.

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Kennedy, referring to the Louisiana Purchase of the early 19th Century, said he wanted to thank France for making the sale, according to a White House media pool report.

Kennedy was attending a State Dinner at the White House hosted by President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump in honor of French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte.

Louisiana - Territory - France - Land - US

The Louisiana territory purchased from France in 1803 included land from fifteen present U.S. states and...
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