• Top House Republican Seriously Wounded in Shooting at Baseball Practice
Top House Republican Seriously Wounded in Shooting at Baseball Practice

Trump, who delivered his remarks in the Diplomatic Room of the White House, said the incident reinforces the unity between the parties, despite differences. "Only constitutional office holders are given (security) details", said Rep. Joseph Crowley of NY, the Democratic Caucus chairman. Sanders said he denounced the violence "in the strongest possi...

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  • Gunman dead after wounding top Republican
Gunman dead after wounding top Republican

He said he then heard Scalise scream that he was shot . Rep. Jeff Duncan said in a statement that he was at the practice and "saw the shooter". "And I hope that, out of this tragedy, we can actually bring together some unity, some common ground", the Tennessee Republican told ABC News anchor David Muir.

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  • Camaraderie at Golden State Warriors is incredible, says Kevin Durant
Camaraderie at Golden State Warriors is incredible, says Kevin Durant

Smith then extolled Durant as "always a model citizen, always class ... always has been an elite player, and now he's a champion". "The backstory to this is, after Game 7 last year, I told one of my close friends to save this for a year from now", Curry said .

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  • Comedian under fire over gory Trump photo
Comedian under fire over gory Trump photo

Griffin, who has apologised for the bad joke, says she is a victim of bullying at the hands of the Trump family . "A sitting president of the U.S.is personally trying to ruin my life forever". She said a number of Griffin's engagements have been canceled and blamed Trump for CNN's decision to sever its relationship with the comedian, saying:...

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  • Top GOP lawmaker wounded; gunfire at baseball practice
Top GOP lawmaker wounded; gunfire at baseball practice

By 7:14 a.m., the gunman, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson from the St. Louis suburb of Belleville, Illinois, was down. Once the gunfire ends, a group of people gather around the man in the field. Later, he commended the Capitol Police. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , D-Calif., voiced concern for the members involved and thanked the Capit...

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  • Watch the dramatic video that captured the Virginia shooting
Watch the dramatic video that captured the Virginia shooting

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and several others were injured during the shooting at about 6 a.m. during a baseball practice for congressional Republicans in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia , one day ahead of the Congressional Baseball Game.

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  • Hospital: Scalise has fractured bones, injured internal organs and severe bleeding
Hospital: Scalise has fractured bones, injured internal organs and severe bleeding

He sat next to Scalise's bed and spoke with the congressman's family, according to White House press secretary Sean Spicer. "Their sacrifice makes democracy possible". In a March 22 Facebook post, Hodgkinson described Trump as a "traitor". Nathan told NBC News he knew the GOP congressional baseball team was being targeted because the squad prac...

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  • Spelling bee champ asked to spell 'covfefe,' gets it wrong
Spelling bee champ asked to spell 'covfefe,' gets it wrong

In the end, it was the word " Marocain " - a type of French fabric - that allowed Anaya to emerge victorious! Last year's co-champions, Nihar Janga and Jiaram Hathwar, say asking for the definition may matter even more. During the competition, students were given a written test before undergoing various rounds where they spelled words out loud. ...

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  • Sessions' Testimony in 7 Minutes
Sessions' Testimony in 7 Minutes

In his remarks Tuesday, Sessions again addressed a third possible brief encounter with Kislyak, who was a guest in the audience at an April foreign policy speech delivered by then-candidate Trump at the Mayflower hotel. Sessions says the president was not asserting executive privilege and that Sessions was simply protecting Trump's rig...

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  • Bergman recalls morning shooting at congressional baseball practice
Bergman recalls morning shooting at congressional baseball practice

Texas Representative Roger Williams said Zack Barth, one of Scalise's aides, had been shot but is expected to make a full recovery. His social media presence indicated he was strongly opposed to Republicans, including President Donald Trump .

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  • Virginia shooting: Gunman James Hodgkinson posted anti-Trump content on Facebook
Virginia shooting: Gunman James Hodgkinson posted anti-Trump content on Facebook

Hodgkinson, the man law enforcement officials have identified as the suspected gunman in the early Wednesday morning shooting of Rep. The suspected shooter at a congressional baseball practice Wednesday belonged to several anti-Republican groups and campaigned for former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in 2016.

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  • Sanders 'sickened,' shooter possibly linked to campaign
Sanders 'sickened,' shooter possibly linked to campaign

As The Belleville News-Democrat reports , he was a member of Anti-Republican groups including " Terminate the Republican Party " and "Illinois Berners United to Resist Trump". The Capitol Police officers, who were part of Scalise's security detail, returned fire. In a televised address, Mr Trump described Mr Scalise as a "very good friend", a ...

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  • Law enforcement officials identify James T. Hodgkinson as shooter at Congressional ballgame
Law enforcement officials identify James T. Hodgkinson as shooter at Congressional ballgame

An online search of newspapers shows that he frequently wrote letters to his local newspaper, the Belleville News-Democrat, which published almost two dozen of them between 2010 and 2012. Sen. Claire McCaskill tweeted early Wednesday that she had spoken to Capitol Police and that the officers "will be ok". Had they not been there, Davis said, "it w...

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  • Missing From Comey's Fireworks: Trump-Russia Collusion
Missing From Comey's Fireworks: Trump-Russia Collusion

Mr Trump wrote in an early morning tweet on Friday, the day after the Senate hearing. Comey thinks the Russian meddling is a " big deal" and that there should be "no fuzz on this". Still, he maintained he had never asked Comey for a pledge of allegiance. Asked if he would make that denial under oath, he said, "100 percent".

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  • Shooting reported at Congressional baseball practice; Witness: '50 to 100 shots fired'
Shooting reported at Congressional baseball practice; Witness: '50 to 100 shots fired'

He was in critical condition following surgery, the hospital said , and will require several more operations. "Prior to entering surgery, (Scalise) was in good spirits and spoke to his wife by phone", his office said. "She said, 'Had you heard about the shooting of the congressman?'" Lawmakers and their staffs said Wednesday's shooting onc...

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  • Gunman dead after attacking congressmen at Virginia baseball field
Gunman dead after attacking congressmen at Virginia baseball field

Mika was wounded Wednesday when a gunman opened fire at a baseball practice, injuring a congressman and others. So I started crying and laid flat on the ground with my dogs. Ryan said Wednesday that Mr. Scalise is likely "really frustrated" that he'll have to miss this year's game. "I left probably five minutes before, before everything happene...

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  • Donald Trump Is Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice
Donald Trump Is Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice

The "senior intelligence officials" who will face questions from investigators include the menacing brass that refused to answer the Senate committee's questions about the Russian probe last week: current director of national intelligence Daniel Coats, National Security Agency head Mike Rogers, and former NSA deputy Richard Ledgett.

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  • Bernie Sanders Responds to Alexandria Shooting
Bernie Sanders Responds to Alexandria Shooting

In March, Hodgkinson met with sheriff deputies in IL after they received calls that he had fired 50 shots on his property. On St. Louis on the Air, St. The first video is from a witness close to Eugene Simpson Stadium Park, and really captures the intensity and horror of the shooting which injured 5 people, including House Majority Whip Rep.

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  • Trump travels to OH to talk on infrastructure
Trump travels to OH to talk on infrastructure

On healthcare, I won't get one vote on health care, Obamacare is crashing, it's dead, it is in a death spiral as the head of one of the biggest insurance companies said, it is in a death spiral", he complained. Trump supplemented his discussion of infrastructure by mentioning the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act, a govern...

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  • Tyson Employee Among Shooting Victims
Tyson Employee Among Shooting Victims

He was taken to a local hospital and is now listed in critical condition following surgery. The hospital confirmed to TIME that one victim from the shooting remains in critical condition. David Palsrok. Mika played baseball at Adrian College, from which he graduated in 2001 with a degree in criminal justice and political science. The gunman, Ja...

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