|Posted on 6/14/2017 11:26:00 AM.|
New Orleans Congressman and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is recovering from a gunshot wound to the hip, as he underwent surgery this morning. Scalise was shot at the practice for the Congressional Baseball Game in Alexandria, Va. US Senator John Kennedy says he wishes he understood why bad things happen to good people. He says he feels sad and mad that something like this happened.
|Steve Scalise, Clay Higgins, John Kennedy, Ralph Abraham|
|Posted on 6/7/2017 12:32:00 PM.|
Congressman Clay Higgins stands by his controversial Facebook post saying all conceivable means must be taken to hunt down radical Islamic terrorists. He says in the post not a single radicalized Islamic suspect should be granted any measure of quarter. The Republican from St. Landry Parish says probable cause could result in search warrants that could lead to an arrest.
|Clay Higgins, terrorists, Facebook, radical Islam|
|Posted on 6/5/2017 5:44:00 PM.|
Southwest Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins says every conceivable measure should be taken to hunt down radical Islamic terrorists. The Facebook post in response to the weekend London Attack adds “For the sake of all that is good and righteous, kill them all.” UL-Lafayette political science professor Pearson Cross says Higgins could face backlash from moderate constituents, but it shouldn’t be a concern for the man known as the Cajun John Wayne.
|Clay Higgins, Pearson Cross, terrorists, Facebook|
|Posted on 5/2/2017 2:53:00 AM.|
Congressman Clay Higgins has sent a letter to Governor John Bel Edwards urging him to take action to keep Louisiana’s confederate monuments in place, after the Liberty Place monument in New Orleans was taken down under the cover of night. Higgins says this is something that has to be done at the state level.
|Clay Higgins, confederate monuments, John Bel Edwards, New Orleans|
|Posted on 2/25/2017 4:47:00 AM.|
US Representative Clay Higgins of Louisiana’s 3rd Congressional District has been appointed to the Homeland Security Task Force, which seeks to close gaps in terrorist screenings and vetting procedures. Higgins says their most valuable resource is the human resource, and they want to hear what the people have to say about securing our borders.
|Clay Higgins, Homeland Security Task Force, illegal immigration, terrorists|
|Posted on 2/10/2017 2:21:00 AM.|
U.S. Representative Clay Higgins urges new Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to use social media as a way to vet immigrants. Higgins made the comments during a Homeland Security Committee meeting. The Republican from St. Landry Parish says the Obama administration failed to use this publicly available data.
|Clay Higgins, Social media, John Kelly, terrorists, passwords|
|Posted on 1/31/2017 5:55:00 AM.|
President Donald Trump is receiving backlash for imposing a travel ban to seven Middle Eastern countries. But Southwest Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins supports the president’s executive order. Higgins says there has been too much overreaction to something that was imposed to keep the country safe.
|travel ban, Donald Trump, Clay Higgins|
|Posted on 1/20/2017 6:26:00 AM.|
Congressman Clay Higgins of Louisiana’s 3rd Congressional District is looking forward to the changes that will come under the new administration. He says his team has been hard at work in Washington, and the freshman Representative says he’s already learned a lot. He says in many ways, the nation’s capital is exactly what he expected.
|Clay Higgins, Congress, President Trump|
|Posted on 12/12/2016 10:06:00 AM.|
What does a dog do when it catches a
car? Those are the words Capt. Clay Higgins used to open his acceptance speech
after winning the 3rd Congressional District race. The former
deputy with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s office beat Public Service
Commissioner Scott Angelle 56% to 44% in Saturday’s election.
|Clay Higgins, Mike Johnson, Congressional races|
|Posted on 12/10/2016 11:22:00 PM.|
The 2016 federal elections are over now that Louisiana has wrapped things up with Saturday's runoff. Republican State Treasurer John Kennedy will be the new US Senator. He had this to say today when addressing supporters following his victory.
|election 2016, john kennedy, clay higgins, mike johnson, john bel edwards, louisiana|
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