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Congressman Ralph Abraham Interview (Nov. 2016)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-11-18

Duration: 00:06:49

Subjects: Abraham, Ralph L. | Politics | Elections, 2016 | United States presidential election, 2016 | Trump, Donald, 1946- | Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | OIL INDUSTRY | GAS INDUSTRY | United States. Environmental Protection Agency | United States. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Abraham, Ralph Interviewee


This segment from the November 18, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s interview with Congressman Ralph Abraham (R) of Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District via Skype from his office in Washington, D.C. He discusses: his re-election; his reaction to President-Elect Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton; how President Trump’s policies will help Louisiana; former Governor Bobby Jindal’s potential appointment as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Trump’s impact on the oil and gas industry; Trump’s proposal to dismantle the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); the likely repeal of Obamacare; and Abraham’s upcoming committee assignments.