VIDEO: Who’s The Man Behind The Tree?

When politicians want your money, the idea is bound to come up.

"Don't tax you. Don't tax me. Tax the man behind the tree."

But who is the man behind the tree? LaPolitics' Jeremy Alford teamed up with Greg Hilburn of the USA Today Network of Louisiana Newspapers to find out the truth — on the final day of the year's second special session.

With guest appearances by Rep. Barry Ivey; Sen. Francis Thompson; The AP's Melinda Deslatte; The Advocate's Tyler Bridges; state Supreme Court Justice Justice Marcus Clark; Matthew Block, executive counsel to Gov. John Bel Edwards; Louisiana Automobile Dealers Association president Will Green; Sen. Dan Claitor; Jason DeCuir of Ryan; Rep. Sam Jones; former Rep. Chris Broadwater; Sue Lincoln of The Bayou Brief; and Wildlife and Fisheries Secretary Jack Montoucet.

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