Louisiana Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser (R) admitted he was “wrong” for advocating that events in New Orleans go on despite the growing coronavirus crisis, CNN reports.
He added that he “absolutely” regrets his comments.
Nungesser also apologized to New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell (D) for criticizing her decision to cancel events: “So the mayor did the right thing. In hindsight, I was wrong and she was right.”Save to Favorites