Barack Obama

May 04, 2017 - 8:56 am
(AP) _ President Donald Trump is criticizing former President Barack Obama's national security adviser for declining to testify at a Senate hearing on Russian interference in the 2016 election. Trump tweeted Thursday that it is "not good'' that Susan Rice is choosing not to attend. Rice's attorney...
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April 26, 2017 - 11:12 am
(AP) - President Donald Trump has signed an executive order mandating the review of dozens of national monuments designated by his predecessors over the past 20 years. Trump's move could upend protections of federal lands in Utah and other states. Trump says during an appearance at the Interior...
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April 12, 2017 - 11:44 am
After opening the show yesterday with positive comments about White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s recent public performances, he made a comment about Hitler before our first hour ended. About 1:50 pm yesterday, I found out that Sean Spicer had essentially said that Syrian President Assad was...
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April 11, 2017 - 8:19 pm
(WWL.com) -- Most Louisiana residents approve of Medicaid expansion, according to an LSU survey. Director of the LSU Public Policy Research Lab, Dr. Michael Henderson says 72 percent of respondents for the 2017 Louisiana Survey approve of the expansion. He says the approval rating for the...
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Garland Robinette, The Think Tank
April 10, 2017 - 3:48 pm
President Trump ordered the launching of 59 cruise missiles to strike the Syrian airbase where the recent chemical attack originated from. Now that he has ordered a military strike in Syria, does that mean America is going to war? To help me try and get a handle on this, I spoke with Ibrahim al-...
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April 09, 2017 - 6:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Criticized for his low-profile diplomacy, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is emerging from the shadows with a leading public role in shaping and explaining the Trump administration's missile strikes in Syria. And, he's set for an even higher-profile mission, heading to Moscow...
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March 30, 2017 - 11:19 am
Since taking office in January, President Trump’s approval rating has hit a new low in the Gallup Poll. The President’s approval rating has dropped to 35%. When President Trump started signing executive orders and giving a hint of a direction for his administration shortly after his inauguration, I...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 28, 2017 - 1:27 pm
Republican Leaders today say they are more determined than before the get rid of Obamacare. A lawmaker from Louisiana is leading the charge. "The resolve of our conference to repeal and replace Obamacare has never been stronger," Rep. Steve Scalise of Metairie said. The Majority Whip insisted that...
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March 21, 2017 - 6:19 am
On the day that FBI Director James Comey testified before the House Intelligence Committee that they could find no evidence to support President Trump’s claim that he was “wiretapped” by President Obama during the campaign, Trump told a rally in Louisville, Kentucky that the reason NFL QB Colin...
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March 14, 2017 - 5:56 am
When President Trump declared war on the news media, his goal was apparent – to destroy the credibility of a news media that was already suffering from low public approval ratings. However, the most recent controversies are showing that Trump’s war on the news media may actually be helping it...
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