Jindal Skips Out On CNN’s Debate Photo Op With All The GOP Candidates


Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) was the lone Republican presidential candidate who skipped a CNN photo op Wednesday night on the debate stage.

CNN’s Jake Tapper said on-air that Jindal opted to remain in the spin room rather than come back to the stage to take a photo with the 11 top-polling candidates who qualified for the primetime debate. The other three candidates who debated in the 6 p.m. undercard slot—former New York Gov. George Pataki, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA)—all showed up for the photo.

Here’s a shot of the group from the side:

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