Baton Rouge mayor calls Miss USA ‘one of the greatest nights in the history of this country’ _lowres

Miss Oklahoma Olivia Jordan is crowned Miss USA by Miss USA 2014 Nia Sanchez during the 2015 Miss USA pageant in Baton Rouge, La., Sunday, July 12, 2015. (AP Photo/Derick E. Hingle)

Despite the controversy surrounding the Miss USA pageant this year, East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Kip Holden made sure Sunday that everyone knew how excited he was for his city to host “one of the greatest nights in the history of this country.”