At a press conference this morning, the Republican Party of Louisiana announced they have decided to endorse Jeff Landry in his bid to when the position of Attorney General.

Republican Party of Louisiana Chairman Roger Villere says,

"Jeff Landry is the Republican in the Attorney General's race. The Republican Party of Louisiana encourages all conservatives in Louisiana to vote for Jeff Landry in October."

Villere says Landry comes with much experience as an attorney, a former police officer and a former Sheriff's deputy.

Landry say he will also bring his business experience to the job.

Villere adds,


"Jeff Landry's record and actions speak truth to power. Republicans in Louisiana recognize the need for a change in the Attorney General's office; and we know Jeff Landry will lead the office with honesty, integrity, and conservative principles."

Jeff Landry had this to say about the endorsement:


"I am proud to be the official Republican candidate for Attorney General. And I look forward to earning the trust and votes of Democrat, Republican, and Independent voters in Louisiana."

No reaction yet from incumbent Republican Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell about the party's endorsement.