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In effort by House Democrats to override President Donald Trump's first veto has failed. That hands him a victory because his declaration of a national emergency at the Southwest border will remain in effect.
President Donald Trump‘s call for the establishment the Space Force as a sixth branch of the military is prompting a lobbying campaign by at least three congressional delegations and their governors to the new U.S. Space Command in their states. Colorado, Louisiana and Florida are competing for the distinction.
U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D.
Republican Congressman Ralph Abraham recently sent a letter to President Trump urging him to consider Louisiana as the home for a proposed Space Force headquarters. He commended the president for his efforts to advance the U.S. Space Command, and expressed his support for additional defense funding in the president’s recent budget proposal.
As an oil executive, I appreciate the jobs that the oil & gas industry provides to our region. I also understand that we need to actively recruit all avenues of job creation for Bossier Parish. There is one such opportunity in the bid to become the home for the newest military branch, the U.S. Space Force.
Major improvements continue at the Winnsboro Municipal Airport, said Terry Shirley, airport manager.
Some $215,000 will be spent on apron and taxiway improvements. The improvements are funded in part by a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration.
Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-La., wrote a letter to President Donald Trump pitching Louisiana as the future headquarters for the new United States Space Command.
Congressman Ralph Abraham (R-Louisiana) is pushing for Louisiana to be a major part of America's future in space. Abraham's office says the congressman sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting that Louisiana be home to the future headquarters of the United States Space Command.
U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham has an idea for President Donald Trump: Put the new Space Command in Louisiana.