John Kennedy

July 16, 2018 - 8:31 am
(WWL.com) US Senator John Kennedy has filed a resolution that could lead to a congressional denouncement of the movement to abolish the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency. Calls to Abolish ICE have mounted in recent months in the wake of the White House’s No Tolerance immigration policies,...
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July 10, 2018 - 4:20 pm
(WWL.com) Louisiana’s Republican US Senators are impressed with President Trump’s nomination for the US Supreme Court. DC-based federal appeals court Judge Brett Kavanaugh is widely considered a consistently conservative jurist. Senator Bill Cassidy says the Senate will review his record, then vote...
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David Blake
July 02, 2018 - 1:27 pm
Now that the fiscal cliff is behind us, Louisiana politicians are already gearing up for the race for the 2019 governor's race. A key question that looms is, is Louisiana still a red state? Republicans leaders insist that it is, even though there is a Democrat in the governor's mansion. The...
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July 02, 2018 - 9:32 am
(WWL.com) Now that the state has found a solution to the fiscal cliff with the passage of a sales tax bill, the focus in state politics will turn towards next year's governor's race. GOP House Chairman Lance Harris says Republicans remain committed towards reducing the size of state government, but...
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June 25, 2018 - 11:15 am
(WWL.com) A group of Republican US Senators will head to Russia this week, including Louisiana's John Kennedy. Kennedy says he wants to establish some rapport with high-ranking government officials and he hopes one of those meetings with include Russian President Vladimir Putin. "We will probably...
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June 23, 2018 - 1:40 pm
(WWL.com) - U.S. Senator John Kennedy has attached an amendment to an appropriations bill to keep taxpayer money from going towards first-class airline tickets for federal employees. Kennedy says there’s only two reasons why a federal worker should receive a taxpayer funded first-class ticket. "If...
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Chris Miller
June 13, 2018 - 2:25 pm
Senator John Kennedy's suggestion that Governor John Bel Edwards resign because of the legislature's budget impasse is drawing rebuke from political observers. In an interview with radio station KPEL in Lafayette, Kennedy said Edwards "can't hack it" and three times he said Edwards should resign...
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June 07, 2018 - 9:29 am
(WWL.com) In a letter sent to Governor Edwards, US Senator John Kennedy expressed his concern over what he called an “inexcusable waste of taxpayer funds at the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission” based on a legislative audit. Kennedy says the bulk of the problems appeared to have occurred under...
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April 20, 2018 - 3:54 pm
(WWL.com) - 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. "I'm not encouraging President Trump to start a trade war. The only way...
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