|Posted on 7/26/2017 11:22:00 AM.|
President Donald Trump announces transgendered individuals are no longer allowed to serve in the U.S. military in any capacity. Richland Parish Congressman Ralph Abraham, who serves on the House Armed Forces Committee, says this change makes sense. He says if someone decides to undergo a gender transformation surgery while enlisted, it could hinder their service to the military.
|Ralph Abraham, Donald Trump, Majorie Esman, transgender|
|Posted on 7/26/2017 10:23:00 AM.|
Most Louisiana residents approve of Donald Trump’s job performance, according to a recent Gallup poll. LSU political science professor Robert Hogan says that’s not surprising since the president won an overwhelming majority of the popular vote in the Bayou State. He says the poll shows that Louisiana voters like what the president is doing.
|Robert Hogan, Donald Trump, poll, |
|Posted on 6/15/2017 7:36:00 PM.|
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise remains in critical condition on Thursday night, after undergoing a second surgery on his internal injuries. That's according to MedStar Washington Hospital, where Scalise has been since he was shot in the hip. Doctors say the bullet injured internal organs, fractured bones and broke a bone in his leg, but they say his condition has improved in the last 24 hours.
|Steve Scalise, Donald Trump, John Hunt, MedStar Washington Hospital|
|Posted on 6/14/2017 12:05:00 PM.|
President Donald Trump addressed the public after the attack this morning at a baseball practice that left multiple people injured, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, of Jefferson Parish. Among the other injured are two police officers, a staffer, and lobbyist. Trump commended the actions of the officers who stepped in to stop this brutal and deliberate attack.
|Donald Trump, Steve Scalise, James Hodgkinson|
|Posted on 5/24/2017 3:03:00 PM.|
Vice President Mike Pence echoed many of President Donald Trump’s campaign promises when he told a crowd in Port Allen the administration will make America prosperous again. He says the president’s leadership is already making a remarkable difference in the economy. He says businesses are responding to the president’s call to buy American and hire American.
|Mike Pence, Donald Trump, oil and gas, ACA, economy|
|Posted on 5/23/2017 12:10:00 PM.|
President Donald Trump’s proposed budget released today would end oil lease royalty payments to Louisiana before they even begin. The proposal repeals the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act, which splits 35 percent of offshore revenue among several Gulf States. Managing Director with the America’s Wetland Foundation, Val Marmillion says Louisiana stands to lose a lot of money if GOMESA is repealed.
|Val Marmillion, coastal restoration, GOMESA, Donald Trump, oil industry|
|Posted on 5/19/2017 5:22:00 AM.|
Louisiana Congressman Garret Graves calls the investigation into the connection between President Donald Trump and Russia during the election a total distraction. Former FBI Director Robert Mueller has been hired to look into claims that Mr. Trump and Russia somehow teamed up to help sway the vote in November. Graves says this is the 4th probe underway.
|Garret Graves, Donald Trump, Russia, FBI, |
|Posted on 5/15/2017 4:55:00 AM.|
Louisiana support for President Donald Trump is split along party and race lines, according to a recent poll from Southern Media and Opinion Research. Pollster Bernie Pinsonat says Republicans really like the President with 91 percent giving him a favorable approval rating. But he says that’s a stark contrast to the Democratic opinion.
|Bernie Pinsonat, Donald Trump, Affordable Care Act, poll|
|Posted on 4/29/2017 6:05:00 AM.|
President Donald Trump has reached 100 days in office, but what does that mean for Louisiana? ULM political science professor Dr. Joshua Stockley says Mr. Trump’s first 100 days in office have been turbulent and unorthodox. He says there’s been very little direct policy change at the federal level under the new administration.
|Joshua Stockley, Donald Trump, politics|
|Posted on 4/4/2017 2:43:00 AM.|
A University of New Orleans poll finds President Donald Trump approval rating in Louisiana is at 58%, which equals the 58% received from the state’s voters in November. A recent Gallup poll found President Trump’s approval rating is 38% nationwide. UNO pollster Ed Chervenak says Mr. Trump’s approval rating in Louisiana much higher than what national polls have found.
|UNO, Donald Trump, Ed Chervenak|
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