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Scalise in 'some trouble,' President Trump says after visiting the congressman

The bullet striking Scalise fractured bones, injured internal organs and caused severe bleeding, according to a statement from the hospital released Wednesday night. Colleagues said Scalise, who had been fielding balls at second base, dragged himself away from the infield, leaving a trail of blood before they rushed to his assistance. Read More »

Donald Trump releases financial disclosure about his business assets

The initiation fee for Mar-A-Lago doubled after Trump became president, from $100,000 to $200,000. But the new report shows that his holdings generated almost $600 million in gross revenue between January 2016 and mid-April of this year, with substantial sums coming from properties outside the United States and hotels that he has spotlighted as president. Read More »

The Attack That Launched the US Capitol Police

Trump and his wife Melania visited Scalise in the hospital Wednesday evening, bringing the injured congressman flowers. As for rehabilitation, Sava said he believed Scalise will be "able to walk and hopefully run" in the future. Two Capitol Police officers sustained relatively minor injuries, as did a congressional aide, and they have been released from hospitals. "While the president would like to attend the game and show his support for all of these fearless public servants, he ... Read More »

U.S. congressman Scalise still in critical condition: Hospital

Steve Scalise , lying motionless on the ground. His condition has improved after undergoing two surgeries and an additional procedure to control bleeding. Scalise's chief of staff, Brett Horton, read a statement from Scalise's wife Jennifer. President Trump is not planning to attend the game because of security concerns, the White House said Wednesday. Read More »

Mueller Hires 13 Lawyers for Special Counsel

Ruddy originally shared his belief with PBS' Judy Woodruff on " PBS NewsHour " Monday after visiting the White House earlier. Schiff told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Tuesday that "I don't think the Congress would sit still and allow the president to pick his own investigator". Read More »

Curry, Durant Committed To Keeping Team Together

Two years in a row, James' Cavaliers have fallen into a big hole in the NBA Finals against the Warriors . Sure, the Warriors missed becoming the first undefeated champion, but 16-1 still gave Golden State the best winning percentage of any title team at.941. Read More »

Cooper urges Republicans to put more money in his priorities

And key questions remain: Sen. That means the Senate could vote on the yet-to-be-seen bill without any committee hearings or public input. Republicans haven't drafted legislative language on the thorniest issues, and there's no consensus on how to proceed on some major sticking points in the bill. Read More »

US congressman Scalise still in critical condition -hospital

A statement from the MedStar Washington Hospital Center where Scalise is being treated said the conservative Republican arrived at the facility in "shock" after suffering injury to his internal organs from the shooting . The charities are the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington , Washington Literacy Center, the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation and, after Wednesday's shooting , the Capitol Police Memorial Fund. Read More »

Trump to announce new restrictions on Cuba trade and travel


Both Trump and his running mate, Mike Pence, were vocal during the 2016 campaign about plans to "reverse" the Obama administration's policies toward Cuba, which Trump referred to as a bad deal. Relaxed travel laws allowed hundreds of thousands of Americans to visit Cuba for the first time. Either way, Trump hopes his measures will prod Cuba to improve human rights - and redirect more US money to private Cuban businesses. Read More »

US Lawmaker Steve Scalise Improving After Baseball Field Shooting

Jack Sava , director of trauma at Washington MedStar Hospital Center , briefing reporters. Scalise underwent a third procedure and second surgery for his gunshot wound Thursday. Aging former Little Leaguers now in Congress don their spikes and dust off their gloves in a game played for claiming top dog status and to benefit several charities . Read More »

Trump confirms he's under investigation, lashes out at deputy attorney general

Mueller may want to learn about Trump's conversations with Rosenstein , the Justice Department official who wrote the memo criticizing Comey's performance before his firing on May 9. As the investigations into his conduct widen in scope and seemingly close in on all sides, Donald Trump's panicked, shoot-from-the-hip responses are exposing him as a paranoid loner who is running dangerously low on friends he can trust, enemies he can demonize, and expendable associates he can stab in the ... Read More »

United States congressman Scalise still in critical condition: Hospital

He is the House majority whip, the third-ranking member of the leadership team of the Republican Party majority that controls that chamber of the U.S. Once recovered, Scalise will be able to walk and hopefully run, the doctor said. Those are the most important factors in the immediate aftermath of a major gunshot wound like the one suffered by Scalise. Read More »

Colleagues, police at loss to find reason for UPS shooting


At the scene, police seized two guns, including a Mac 10-style machine pistol, and a backpack filled with ammunition and three magazines, sources said. Auto shop owner Robert Kim says he brought cars inside and shut the gate Wednesday. Uyehara said he also knew Lefiti from his routes along Haight Street and in Diamond Heights. Read More »

United States congressman Scalise still in critical condition - hospital

The shooter, James Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old of Belleville, Illinois, died following a shootout with authorities, federal law enforcement officials said. "I had no idea this was going to happen and I don't know what to say about it". But star pitcher and fiery Democrat Cedric Richmond shut down his Republican colleagues, limiting them to two runs as the Democrats prevailed in an 11-2 rout. Read More »

Divided Puerto Ricans head to polls to vote on US statehood


The governor of Puerto Rico says that the United States territory has overwhelmingly voted for statehood in a recent non-binding referendum held on the island. Many of those who oppose statehood see the referendum as a distraction from the territory's intractable economic problems and are also skeptical it would bring benefits. Read More »

Trump Told To Reign In Online Outbursts

Speaking before an audience at the National Press Club Friday, Newt Gingrich claimed that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating President Donald Trump for a crime that an American President can not possibly commit. Richard Burr, a North Carolina Republican, told CNN's Tom LoBianco Thursday. Over the last 24 hours, former House Speaker #Newt Gingrich has found himself back in the headlines. Read More »

Would-be gunman launched into Trump tirade before shooting


The gunman, identified by authorities as James Hodgkinson III of IL, died after a shootout with police. HANSI LO WANG, BYLINE: Hey, Ari. A resident of Belleville, Illinois , Hodgkinson had apparently spent every morning of the last couple of months at the YMCA in Alexandria, Virginia where the Republican baseball team had been practicing daily for two months before the incident, according to Washington Post . Read More »

Trump friend floats possibility of firing special counsel Mueller in Russian probe

A close Trump associate said this week the president was considering firing Mueller , although the White House later denied it. The White House said that Ruddy speaks only for himself and not the president. "I have never been directed to do anything I believe to be illegal, immoral, unethical or inappropriate", Rogers said. "If there were good cause, I would consider it". Read More »

Escaped Georgia inmates captured in Tennessee after chase

The suspects reportedly tied up a man inside the home and spent about three hours there, even eating before stealing the couple's auto and leaving. SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. Two Georgia fugitives Donnie Rowe and Ricky Dubose arrested in Christiana, Tenn., June 15, 2017. Donnie Rowe and Ricky Dubose were arrested in Tennessee Thursday after crashing a stolen Jeep. Read More »

Trump allies question Rob Mueller probe


In Mueller's case, Trump would have to ask Rosenstein to do the firing. This followed a weekend of rumors that the president might do so, spurred by Trump's charges that fired FBI Director James Comey was a "leaker" (technically, he wasn't) and by Republicans' charges that Mueller was illegitimately appointed because of the release of Comey's memos and because three members of his team had donated to Democrats in the past. Read More »

Wife Of Alexandria Gunman: 'I Can't Believe He Did This'


The Belleville News-Democrat newspaper posted a photograph of Hodgkinson protesting outside a post office in 2012, wearing sunglasses and a goatee and holding a placard that read "TAX the Rich". Duncan said he spoke to Hodgkinson before the shooting. Former Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille, who chatted with Hodgkinson at the gym, said he assumed the man was homeless because he wore pretty much the same outfit every day and carried a bag full of extra clothes. Read More »

Ryan To Critics Of Special Counsel: 'Let Bob Mueller Do His Work'

The sound of sharpening knives echoed everwhere Monday. "I think he's weighing that option, " Ruddy said in an interview with the PBS NewsHour . "I don't know, Sen". However, establishing a statute for an independent counsel would require approval from both Republican-controlled chambers of Congress, as well Trump, unless Congress has enough votes to override a presidential veto. Read More »

ACLU: Carter conviction violates free speech protections


Carter, who is now 20, cried in court this afternoon as the judge explained his reasoning. Carter, who was 17 at the time of Roy's death, did not take the stand in her own defense. 17 at the time - was responsible for the 2014 suicide of Conrad Roy III , 18, a MA judge ruled Friday. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in MA argued that the conviction violates Michelle Carter's free speech protections. Read More »

Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify

He did not indicate whether the committee would hear him in public or closed session. "In light of reports regarding Mr. Comey's recent testimony [on June 8] before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, it is important that I have an opportunity to address these matters in the appropriate forum", Sessions wrote to Alabama Senator Richard Shelby , who heads an appropriations subcommittee that authorizes spending by the Justice Department, among others. Read More »