Our Views: Congress Should Expel Senator John Kennedy and Other Republicans Who Engaged in Sedition

January 8, 2021

Following an insurrection at our nation’s Capitol that was incited by President Donald Trump, five of six Louisiana Republican elected officials objected to the President-elect Joe Biden’s electors in key swing states. After an objection to Arizona’s electors was raised, the Senate and House of Representatives convened in their respective chambers to debate the objection. […]

Clay Higgins Claims Election Compromised, Has Inside Data

November 7, 2020

In a dimly lit and rambling video, recently reelected U.S. Representative Clay Higgins (R-La) stares into the camera. In the since-deleted Facebook video, Higgins is sweating and red-faced. He claims to have “inside data” that the election has been compromised. “Listen to me America, Donald J. Trump, President Trump has been an anointed blessing to […]

Louisiana Republicans Disagree with President’s Plan to Reopen State Economy; Trump Praises Governor Edwards

May 2, 2020

On April 28, 2020, the Bayou Brief received an internal memo from Louisiana GOP political operative Jay Connaughton, addressed to Republican state Sen. Sharon Hewitt of Slidell, which was shared with other Louisiana Republican legislators. The memo outlined a series of talking points aimed at undermining Governor John Bel Edwards emergency orders to shut the […]

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