What The Heck Is John Alario Saying?

Have you ever listened closely to the words being said into the mic Senate President John Alario while he’s overseeing the business of the upper chamber? We have, especially the part he sort of mumbles after voting ends and senator’s machines are closed. Do you know what he’s saying at that very moment?

If you don’t, fear not. Because the LaPolitics team went in search of the truth. (And found something completely different!)

We captured some of Alario’s best “mumbo jumbo” blurbs on video and showed those clips to Speaker Taylor Barras, GOP Delegation Chair Lance Harris, former Sen. Mike Michot, Finance Chair Eric LaFleur, Agriculture Chair Francis Thompson, Rep. Barry Ivey, AP scribe Melinda Deslatte and The Advocate’s Tyler Bridges. In turn, they were recorded as well in hopes that someone — anyone — would be able to decipher the ancient words of The Man From Westwego.

They all tried… But did they succeed? Did anyone win the “What’s Alario Saying?” game show? Watch for yourself an decide.

Until next time, let us know what other deep-seated Capitol mysteries you want our investigative team to solve by dropping a line to news@LaPolitics.com.

(SPOILER: The mystery is eventually solved at the video’s end by the Senate president himself.)

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