'Duck Dynasty' star doubles down on Jindal
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Willie Robertson, star of reality TV hit "Duck Dynasty," says he's sticking with Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-La.) despite reports he is supporting Donald TrumpDonald John Trump5 things to know about Boris Johnson Conservatives erupt in outrage against budget deal Trump says Omar will help him win Minnesota MORE for the GOP presidential nomination.

When Robertson appeared on stage with Trump at the Oklahoma State Fair in September, media reports said he was endorsing the real estate mogul. But Robertson says he still fully supports Jindal.

“Bobby and I are still great friends, and I told him that I would help him in any way that I can,” he told The Hill Wednesday at the Angels in Adoption gala in Washington.


“I just literally happened to be in Oklahoma at the time and went over to say hello," he said of sharing the stage with Trump. "It’s early, you know. I’m friends with a lot of the candidates. We talk and share ideas, and we’ll see once this thing is a little closer.”

Robertson, who was sporting a camouflaged suit jacket, black pants, and a black head band, and his wife Korie Robertson both attended the Angels in Adoption awards gala hosted by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.

The Robertsons have two adopted children and are regulars at the event each year.

Korie Robertson is also releasing a book on parenting titled “Strong and Kind: And Other Important Character Traits Your Child Needs to Succeed.”

She joked that she doesn’t love politics as much as her husband, “but he’s definitely pulling me in and I’m trying to get a little more accepting.”

“Sometimes politics can be a little frustrating to me,” she said.

Rachel Crow, star of the upcoming Disney movie “Invisible Sister” and a former X-Factor star, received the top award for her work to raise awareness about adoption and foster youth.

Before attending the gala, Crow received a private tour of the Capitol and had a meeting with Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) to discuss adoption and foster care.

“It’s been really fun, and I really enjoy D.C.,” Crow said. “I feel like I’m actually making change here this week speaking with people and it’s been incredible.”

Over a dozen lawmakers from both parties were spotted at the gala, including Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) who told the Robertsons that they were “doing the Lord’s work.”

Also at the event were Sens. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), John Boozman (R-Ark.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), and Reps. Ralph Abraham (R-La.), Robert Aderholt (R-Ala.), Gus Bilirakis (R-Fla.), Trent Franks (R-Ariz.), Gwen Graham (D-Fla.), Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.), Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas), Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.) and Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.).