|Posted on 6/15/2018 3:18:00 PM.|
Louisiana could feel the pinch as President Donald Trump issued a new round of tariffs today on China, worth 40 to 55 billion dollars in new penalties, and the Chinese responded with a threat of 50 billion in retaliatory tariffs.
The escalating trade dispute could damage the Bayou State economy that relies on shipping, but US Congressman Steve Scalise says the People’s Republic needs to be pushed to trade fairly.More
|Donald Trump, Tariffs, Steve Scalise|
|Posted on 4/20/2018 11:47:00 AM.|
|United States Senator John Kennedy is asking President Trump
to put even higher tariffs on Chinese Crawfish and Shrimp. In a letter to the
White House, Kennedy accused the Chinese of not trading fairly with the U S.|
|tariff, John Kennedy, Donald Trump, crawfish, shrimp|
|Posted on 1/30/2018 5:13:00 AM.|
|President Donald Trump invited a very special guest to his first State of the Union address tonight. Cajun Navy founder Jon Bridgers will be in attendance along with a section of 15 other special guests. Baton Rouge Congressman Garret Graves says Bridgers’ volunteer group has been credited with rescuing thousands of people during the 2016 and Hurricane Harvey floods.|
|Cajun Navy, State of the Union, Donald Trump, Garret Graves|
|Posted on 1/17/2018 1:42:00 AM.|
A statewide poll by UNO shows President Donald Trump beating Oprah Winfrey by double digits in a hypothetical general election matchup. Trump gathered 60 percent of support in the poll of 722 Louisiana voters, with the results slip sharply along racial and gender lines. Pollster Ed Chervenak says part of the reason is the president’s high approval rating in the bayou…
|Donald Trump, Oprah Winfrey, poll|
|Posted on 12/11/2017 5:23:00 PM.|
A 32-year-old Lafayette man faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to using President Donald Trump’s social security number to try and obtain a copy of the president’s federal tax information. Legal Analyst Tim Meche says Jordan Hamlett will likely get probation or very little time. He says no harm was done by Hamlett’s actions.
|Jordan Hamlett, Donald Trump, tax returns, Tim Meche|
|Posted on 9/25/2017 8:33:00 AM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
Following the Panthers game Sunday, Saints Quarterback Drew Brees and Coach Sean Payton each responded to President Donald Trump’s comments regarding players who do not stand during the national anthem. The President said owners should, “get that son of a b” off the field, and fire those who protest racial inequality in that way. Payton says he is disappointed in Mr. Trump’s position.
|Drew Brees, Sean Payton, Saints, protests, national anthem, donald trump|
|Posted on 8/10/2017 3:48:00 AM.|
As tensions run high between the US and North Korea, some are concerned a nuclear war could be in the making. President Donald Trump recently said North Korea will be met with fire, fury, and power if threats persist against the US.
|Ralph Abraham, Donald Trump, North Korea, China|
|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|
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