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Today, President Donald Trump approved Gov. John Bel Edwards’ Federal Emergency Declaration request for Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis, and Vermillion Parishes and ordered Federal assistance to supplement state, tribal and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from Tropical Storm Harvey beginning on Aug. 27, 2017, and continuing.

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Congressman Ralph Abraham says the 9th Circuit Court  is overreaching. 

He says he stands with Donald Trump on the second try at an travel ban.

Abraham said, “I certainly think the judge is overreaching.”  

“Since 2014 there have been almost 600 cases of terrorism prosecuted in this country.”

President Trump’s second order would not be the first time a group of immigrants was singled out.

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President Donald Trump appears to be faulting the Obama administration for being "too soft" on Russia, pointing to Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine on President Barack Obama's watch.

 

He tweeted, "Crimea was TAKEN by Russia during the Obama Administration. Was Obama too soft on Russia?"

 

President Donald Trump has approved a federal disaster declaration for two Louisiana parishes hit by Tuesday's tornado outbreak.

 

Gov. John Bel Edwards requested individual assistance in Orleans, Ascension, Livingston, and St. James parishes. It also sought public assistance in those areas plus Jefferson Parish; and for statewide hazard mitigation assistance.

 

President Donald Trump says that "big problems" were created at airports by a Delta Airlines computer outage, and by "protesters and the tears of Senator Schumer."

 

The president tweeted early Monday that only 109 out of 325,000 people "were detained and held for questioning" following his executive order to bar individuals from seven Muslim-majority countries.

 

A Delta systems outage Sunday night led to departure delays and cancelations of at least 150 Delta flights.

 

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President-elect Donald Trump is signaling Congress he is going to make the most of his time in office.  

Congressman Ralph Abraham says, "They want things done and they want it in a hurry." 

Abraham says the new president will make revamping The Affordable Care Act a priority.  Syria and the Middle East are also pressing issues along with the U.S. debt and tax reform.

He says his Democrat colleagues think they can work with a Trump administration.  Abraham says,  "I have seen a change in their mood in the few weeks since the election."