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Trump visits hospital treating wounded lawmaker

He later died of his injuries, Trump told the nation from the White House . "This is a game where Republicans and Democrats come together and put fellowship and bipartisanship ahead of party politics", said Democratic Sen. Authorities did not immediately reveal why Hodgkinson allegedly opened fire . "We had three members of Congress take shelter in our apartment", he said on a live stream, as sounds of emergency vehicles could be heard. Read More »

US President Donald Trump slams 'cowardly' ex-FBI director James Comey

TRUMP: Well, I didn't say that . The president also denied having asked for a pledge of loyalty, as Comey asserted during Thursday's much-anticipated testimony. Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday that the Trump administration's characterizations of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and his work there as a justification for his firing were "lies, plain and simple". Read More »

Charleston terminal evacuated over 'potential threat'

Coast Guard officials say the Federal Bureau of Investigation is on-scene. June 15 Federal and local authorities evacuated a terminal at the Port of Charleston in SC on Wednesday to investigate a "potential threat" in a container ship, the U.S. Read More »

Sanders Condemns Shooter Who Volunteered on Campaign

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We already know what the post-shooting spin will be. "We're exploring all angles", Slater said. "The vice president and I are aware of the shooting incident in Virginia and are monitoring developments closely", President Trump wrote in a statement. Read More »

Sessions denies undisclosed meeting with Russian envoy

Sessions repeatedly declined to go into his private conversations with President Donald Trump , frustrating Democrats who accused him of "stonewalling" to shield the administration. RON WYDEN: Mr. Comey said that there were matters with respect to the recusal that were problematic, and he couldn't talk about them. On Tuesday, Sessions gave a different account of this conversation, insisting that he had spoken up and said that yes, it was important the Federal Bureau of Investigation ... Read More »

Zero Recall: Sessions Punts Questions On Trump, Comey, Russia Probe

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Democratic Senator Ron Wyden told Sessions , "I believe the American people have had it with stonewalling". Sessions , however, could have invoked executive privilege himself. He described Mueller as operating independently from the Justice Department in his investigation. "As such", he said, "I have no knowledge about this investigation, as it is ongoing today, beyond what has been publicly reported ". Read More »

Bernie Sanders says he is 'sickened by this despicable act'

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Hodgkinson from IL. His social media is riddled with Trump-hating posts showing he was duped by the Democrat- and media-fueled conspiracy theory that President Donald J. Hodgkinson, 66, was fatally shot by police during the attack. The special agent in charge of the FBI's investigation said there was no immediate indication of the shooter's motive, and that it was too early to tell if Republicans were targeted. Read More »

Spurs never enjoyed big Finals ratings like Warriors-Cavs

Yet the two-time reigning MVP and new NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant said Wednesday they would consider taking less money to keep the core of the champion Golden State Warriors intact. Needless to say, the remaining 28 GMs will be spending lots of time in the months ahead trying to mirror some aspects of these two outstanding squads. Read More »

President Trump Delivers Statement Following Congressional Baseball Game Shooting

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Susan Griffiths, spokeswoman for George Washington University Hospital Center, said two people were being treated there and were in critical condition. Democratic former Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille said he had spoken often with the man on recent mornings at the nearby YMCA. As businessman Trump rose to become the Republican nominee in the 2016 presidential election, his brash style and outspoken views on immigration and other policies led to mass protests, including on the weekend of ... Read More »

Trump Heads To Cincinnati To Talk Infrastructure

The river has always been a connection between coal in Kentucky and West Virginia and steel mills in western Pennsylvania. With his second critical tweet of Sadiq Khan's response to an ISIS van and knife attack, Trump drove another wedge between the United States and an ally with which American long has had a "special relationship". Read More »

Trump being probed for possible obstruction of justice

Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence committee, said any move to oust Mueller would "be the last straw" for many in Congress and would have "echoes of Watergate", when President Richard Nixon dismissed special prosecutor Archibald Cox over Cox's subpoenas for White House tapes. Read More »

Rep. Steve Scalise Is in Critical Condition Following Surgery

Violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society and I condemn this action in the strongest possible terms. Scalise and four others were taken to a nearby hospital, police say. Steve Scalise is widely respected on the Hill. "You never expect a baseball field in America to feel like being back in a combat zone in Iraq", said Ohio Rep. Read More »

Special counsel Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers a statement about the shooting at a Congressional Republicans baseball practice from the White House in Washington on June 14, 2017. Asked whether Trump's actions rose to the level of obstruction of justice , Comey testified last week: "I don't know. That's Bob Mueller's job to sort that out". Read More »

President Trump: shooter at congressional baseball practice is dead

In a separate incident, at least four people, including the suspected gunman, were killed. He was in critical condition following surgery, the hospital said, and will require several more operations. "The gun man was here, Scalise was here, and it was all going this way", Costello said, gesturing and tearing up as he described what his colleagues watched unfold. Read More »

Johnson arrives for US Open after birth of child

If we can't hit it within that avenue, you might as well pack your bags and go home. The world number one won his first major in last year's US Open at Oakmont, after several near-misses, and is the bookmakers' favourite at the picturesque Erin Hills course in rural Wisconsin. Read More »

Trump makes surprise visit to hospital where Scalise is being treated

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Paul said the two escaped in a auto driven by another staff member. Witnesses estimated that more than 50 shots rang out. "We are as ever awed by the tremendous bravery of the Capitol Police", he said, stating he'd talked to both officers after the shooting, right before one went in for surgery for their injuries. Read More »

'No Idea' How Many Still Missing In Massive London Fire, Say Authorities

The death toll in a horrific fire that swept through a high-rise apartment block in London reached double figures Wednesday night, with the toll expected to rise. The celeb chef on Wednesday invited those affected to gratis grub at his pasta joint Jamie's Italian, which is at a shopping center just around the corner from the fire-ravaged Grenfell Tower. Read More »

Gunman Opens Fire At Members Of Congress As They Practice Baseball

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The alleged shooter - identified by two federal law enforcement sources as James Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, Ill. - is dead. "The Vice President and I are aware of the shooting incident in Virginia and are monitoring developments closely", Trump said in a statement issued after the White House's announcement. Read More »

Robert Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice

And he essentially warned Trump that if Mueller were to be fired, Rosenstein wouldn't be the one to do it, saying he saw no "good cause" to consider such a move. Trump's wife, Melania, has adopted a more temperate tone, telling her husband that she believed the appointment of Mueller would speed resolution of the Russian Federation scandal and expressing her view that he would be exonerated, according to two people with direct knowledge of her advice. Read More »