John Kennedy

Chris Miller
January 21, 2020 - 11:20 am
As the Senate impeachment trial gets underway, Louisiana's two U.S. senators are likely to remain among President Trump's allies. Both senators Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy have been dismissive of House Democrats' driver to impeach the president, and political analyst Ron Faucheux doesn't expect...
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WWL Newsroom
January 13, 2020 - 1:14 pm
Gonzales Republican Representative Clay Schexnayder won the Louisiana House Speaker vote 60-45, over Albany Republican Sherman Mack. Schexnayder was backed by a coalition of Democrats and moderate Republicans, while Mack was the choice for the party's conservative wing. Schexnayder is thought to be...
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WWL Newsroom
October 06, 2019 - 10:52 am
Louisiana’s U.S. Sen. John Kennedy says the federal Treasury Department will expand its work to pay out nearly $26 billion in unclaimed savings bonds. The Republican senator pressed the federal agency to do more to get people the money that belongs to them. That includes about $340 million in U.S...
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David Blake
August 19, 2019 - 1:31 pm
The jobless rate for Louisiana in July held steady at 4.3 percent, that's the same figure as last month. Louisiana Workforce Commission Secretary Ava Dejoie says it's exciting to see such a healthy job market. ''There are jobs out there for even for those who may not be working now, there are more...
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WWL Newsroom
July 16, 2019 - 8:31 pm
Louisiana Republican leaders are weighing in on the President’s tweet where he asked a group of Democratic black, Puerto Rican, and Palestinian Congresswomen to “go back to where they came from.” The Congresswomen had been critical of the Trump Administration’s treatment of minorities, and the...
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David Blake
May 29, 2019 - 1:21 pm
Louisiana U.S. Senator John Kennedy blasted the Democrats in Congress today for what he said was their constant attacks on President Donald Trump. During an appearance this morning on WWL First News, the Republican said he is fed up with what he called a "sore-loser" attitude on Capitol Hill. ''The...
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Thomas Perumean
May 23, 2019 - 7:42 am
Never at a loss for words, U.S. Senator John Kennedy unleashed his anger with House Democrats endless speculation about impeaching President Donald Trump. Speaking on the Senate floor Kennedy bellowed: Kennedy on Senate Floor.mp3 Kennedy's fury came following President Trump's decision to stop...
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March 29, 2019 - 9:32 am
Matt Doyle | WWL.com With the Mueller Report in the rear-view mirror, President Trump says he and his Republican colleagues will become the "party of health care." The party failed to pass an Affordable Care Act repeal in 2017 despite a Congressional majority, but Senator John Kennedy says they won...
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February 14, 2019 - 7:24 pm
(WWL.com) - Senate leader Mitch McConnell says President Trump will declare a State of Emergency to obtain the funds necessary to build his sought after addition to the southern border wall. Much of that money would reportedly come from Army Corps and/or FEMA disaster prevention and relief projects...
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February 13, 2019 - 9:32 pm
(WWL.com) -- A border wall deal has been reached in Congress that would provide 1.37 of the 5.7 billion dollars the President has demanded to construct additional physical barriers along the Mexican border. Senator John Kennedy says he hasn’t been shown the bill yet, but he’s been told by...
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