(HUFFINGTONPOST) WASHINGTON -- Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal clearly prepared for the Republican presidential undercard debate in Milwaukee on Tuesday by memorizing a long list of economic statistics to compare his record to those of the other current and former governors on stage. He first turned his fire toward Mike Huckabee, the former governor of neighboring Arkansas, by claiming he had failed to cut spending while in office.
When Huckabee objected and said that he in fact lowered spending, Jindal pounced.
"Your record as governor tells a different story," Jindal said, before noting that during Huckabee's tenure, spending in Arkansas increased by 65 percent and taxes went up by 45 percent.
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