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President greeting the Super Bowl champs that -- saints at the White House this morning its tradition of course for the president meet with the team -- the national title.
But today was a little different.
A handful of the players getting together with the White House -- And cooking up some -- shrimp and sausage from the press corps.
-- -- -- It was after I had a strong word from the White House.
We're told White House staffers will get a thirty.
Pool boy for lunch the whether -- now the revived and that seafood Harland pierce Louisiana seafood marketing promotion board -- it's great to see you thank you.
Thank you thank our -- here our staff is drooling over thirty foot po boy in here especially shrimp and oyster one.
We'll give a couple of could do for you can benefit because consider the -- made.
Tell -- how it went over at the White House today I know the message is an important one -- and hopefully it was well received.
It really was we got the call that come visit with the saints -- the president about a week ago and I said.
Just like you won't let the faces of any good to walk without the secluded as an either start great seafood he'd be here too so.
Cut but for five days -- the -- that we could do it just so that's fine so we got together with some of them great caption in.
Washington Jeff content people from -- -- -- and Johnny's half shell and put it all together for a nice thirty foot -- boy and then and it was standing room only I think it -- the White House.
Building a -- and do we sausage and -- well.
None already with oysters and truck was all right we did and we put them away we actually we combined the voices and triple the -- boy we we call that a bipartisan pulled.
-- could benefit -- well done I would have been watching with a lot of interest this scientists get out and and and and try to make sure that everything that comes from the gulf is safe and and all of us in my family were might excited to see all the tests come back clean as a whistle yet.
I don't know how many people were surprised by -- but I know how relieved a lot of us -- But you know what's important if you -- your your favorite restaurant before this bill for this event.
You surely can -- -- Malcolm like you said with -- kept that a million times more than ever worked before so it's safer now than it ever was before not that it wasn't in the past but.
You feel very safe and you need to follow science all of our EPA and FDA.
EH EH -- -- fisheries.
All the great organizations know I -- told us that everything they're doing -- testing great and so we're happy with that -- and we're gonna get moving on now.
I gotta tell you this time last summer we we were able to get gulf shrimp and our local seafood market.
Here in the here in the northeast in this summer frankly we can't we can't get them -- the supply coming back are we going to be able to.
That's a great question on August 16 are perhaps a white shrimp season opens district which is the running of -- trip down there.
I feel very comfortable that you're gonna have openings in the off to a federal waters as well and a lot more open is within Louisiana waters by that time.
We'll open at 8586%.
Louisiana waters or more open by that time and and most of the waters off the west side of the state federally so.
I think we'll look at the beginning of seafood again in this country and our state.
I guess it won't hurt for us -- to ask our local seafood distributor -- -- in my get a get something back from the waters in New Orleans right or Louisiana that.
Don't just asked them he's got to get -- I mean he -- that 30% of the -- would cut in the lower 48 states come from Louisiana so you know we're we're very important to the seafood.
Industry in this country and and not just that day you know if you wanna help the fishermen down there.
Help about buying leniency and yet it's just too good to miss as Neil Cavuto and say if you can't get it demanded.
-- careers it's great to see you let's say Labonte Chevrolet I can't wait to see down there call us back up -- -- -- do you think you have a.
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