‘Trust my gut’: Kennedy says tough choice on governor’s race

U.S. Sen. John Kennedy said Wednesday that he “agonized” over his decision not to run for Louisiana governor next year, making his choice only hours before announcing it, even after receiving a personal entreaty from President Donald Trump to stay in the Senate.

The Republican senator spoke with The Associated Press two days after he shocked many in his own party by choosing to stay in Washington rather than trying to unseat Democratic incumbent John Bel Edwards in the 2019 election.

“I was very uncertain until Sunday. I just finally decided that there’s not going to be any right or wrong answer here,” Kennedy said, describing a final talk with his wife that settled the matter. “I decided just to trust my gut”…

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