1230PM LRN News

Democratic and Republican members of the Louisiana Congressional Delegation got a chance to question Special Counsel Robert Mueller this morning regarding the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, and allegations of crimes committed by the President during that election, and during the ensuing investigation.

New Orleans Democratic Congressman Cedric Richmond says the Mueller Report, and the Special Counsel’s testimony today make it clear the President broke the law…

Cut 14 (11) “…the law.”

But Northwest Louisiana Republican Congressman Mike Johnson, who closed for the GOP, assailed the Mueller team’s credibility and says the investigation was run by partisan lawyers…

Cut 15 (14) “…candidates.”

Johnson says the President did not break the law.

Louisiana Senior Senator Bill Cassidy says the men and women who work for Customs and Border Patrol are stretched thin and need more resources. Cassidy says people are coming from around the world to get to the United States and they’ve got to do something different so that that system is not overwhelmed…

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Cassidy toured border operations in McAllen, Texas.

This time of year can be the hottest in Louisiana, but this week the state is receiving relief from a rare mid-summer cold front cutting humidity and bringing north Canadian air into the bayou state.  State Climatologist Barry Keim says you can expect high temps in the mid to upper 80s.

Cut 9 (07) “…so truly refreshing outside.”

Keim advises everyone not to waste this nice weather and find an excuse to get outside.