Beta was brewing in the Gulf of Mexico, 205 miles southeast of Galveston, Texas, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said Sunday morning.
Forecasters say Tropical Storm Sally is expected to become a hurricane on Monday and reach shore by early Tuesday.
"The filibuster is not in our Constitution. It isn't something that we should be anchored to," said Perkins, the mayor of Shreveport, Louisiana.
His social media post, which was removed by Facebook, had a photo of armed Black men.
The president met with officials but no locals whose homes had been destroyed. He said Louisiana has "been a great state for me.”
President Trump toured the damage in Louisiana and Texas on Saturday as the death toll from the hurricane rose to 16.
It was one of the strongest hurricanes ever to strike the U.S.
Hurricane Laura’s torrential rain and destructive winds are battering the Gulf Coast.
Meteorologist Stephanie Abrams assured viewers she was OK following her brush with Hurricane Laura.
The hurricane weakened as it moved inland to a Category 2 storm.