|Posted on 8/10/2017 1:46:00 PM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins says he's glad President Donald Trump is taking stand against continued threats from North Korea. The Cajun John Wayne says previous administrations have dealt with agressions from North Korea with a, "kick the can down the road" type mentality, but it's about time to get serious.
|Clay Higgins, President Donald Trump, North Korea|
|Posted on 7/5/2017 11:06:00 AM.|
Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins is receiving some backlash from the Auschwitz Memorial after he filmed and narrated a video in a gas chamber of the former Nazi concentration camp in Poland. Officials with the memorial say this is a place for mournful silence, not to be used as a stage. In the video, Higgins said it was a message for Americans to explain why our military must be invincible.
|Clay Higgins, Auschwitz-Birkenau, gas chamber|
|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|
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