• Republicans shot in anti-Trump gun rampage
Republicans shot in anti-Trump gun rampage

The local newspaper in Belleville featured a 2012 picture of Hodgkinson protesting outside the U.S. Post Office building and holding a sign with the message "Tax the Rich". Congressman Mike Bost said in a statement that Hodgkinson contacted his office 10 times in recent months with complaints about the Republican's stance on health care and his vot...

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  • Gunman targets Republican congressmen; four wounded; shooter killed — CAPITOL HORROR
Gunman targets Republican congressmen; four wounded; shooter killed — CAPITOL HORROR

He is being treated at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul , one of the GOP members of Congress who witnessed the shooting at the baseball practice, also praised the rapid response from the Capitol Police during an interview with CNN .

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  • Shooting reported in Va. involving member of Congress and police
Shooting reported in Va. involving member of Congress and police

Trump will also nominate former Republican National Committee co-chair Sharon Day to serve as US ambassador to Costa Rica. Both positions will require Senate confirmation. Brooks added that three others were shot as well, including two law enforcement officers. Trump said Scalise "was badly wounded and is now in stable condition".

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  • Shooter of Republican lawmakers a fan of leftist Sanders
Shooter of Republican lawmakers a fan of leftist Sanders

Trump said the gunman had died from his injuries but did not name him. Hodgkinson was a fervent supporter of Sanders, who went on record to mention that Hodgkinson endorsed his bid to become president in 2016. He said he did so to ensure that Mrs. Scalise would not find out about the shooting through the media. "(Bernie Sanders & Democratic Sociali...

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  • Russia collusion claim 'detestable lie': US Attorney General
Russia collusion claim 'detestable lie': US Attorney General

Testifying at a Senate hearing, Sessions said it was a "detestable and appalling lie" to suggest that he participated in or was aware of any collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign . "It's not only highly unusual, but I'm not sure it's appropriate", Mr. Cramer, a security and business consultant with Berkeley Research ...

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  • Trump Responds To Comey Testimony On Twitter
Trump Responds To Comey Testimony On Twitter

Dianne Feinstein why he told the president that "would see what we could do" when he asked the FBI director to help "lift the cloud" of the Russian investigation off of his administration. and WOW, Comey is a leaker!" The committee also sent a letter to White House Counsel Don McGahn asking that he inform the committee whether the White House h...

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  • The Senate Intelligence Committee Let Jeff Sessions Off The Hook
The Senate Intelligence Committee Let Jeff Sessions Off The Hook

At his daily press briefing Monday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer declined to say whether Sessions sought President Trump's approval before agreeing to testify publicly, or how the president feels about the matter. When asked whether this DOJ custom had a written source, a DOJ official pointed CNN to two 1982 memoranda. In truth, you ...

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  • Pennsylvania Congressman Almost Attended Baseball Practice Where Shooting Occurred
Pennsylvania Congressman Almost Attended Baseball Practice Where Shooting Occurred

He is an avid baseball fan and has played on the congressional baseball team since he entered Congress in 2008. Scalise's office said that the congressman was "in stable condition" at a nearby hospital and "undergoing surgery". Steve Scalise , one of the truly great people, is in very tough shape - but he is a real fighter. These two officers wer...

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  • Fulcher bows out of Governor's race to run for Congress
Fulcher bows out of Governor's race to run for Congress

Fulcher, a five-term Republican lawmaker from Meridian, announced his run for Idaho Governor in August. His exit leaves a three-way contest in the Republican primary for governor involving Labrador, Lt. He was the first GOP contender to throw his hat into the ring for the position, although the open seat is expected to attract a pool of GOP candida...

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  • Warriors Championship Parade Set for 10 am Thursday
Warriors Championship Parade Set for 10 am Thursday

Golden State locked up its fifth championship in franchise history with a 129-120 win against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. Coach Steve Kerr criticized President Trump in an interview with Sports Illustrated , calling him "ill-suited to be president". Stephen Curry let ...

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  • Nextera Energy INC (NEE) Shares Rose While Commerce Bank Lifted Its Stake
Nextera Energy INC (NEE) Shares Rose While Commerce Bank Lifted Its Stake

The stock rose 1.10% or $1.54 reaching $141.49 per share. Recently analysts working for various investment brokerages have changed their ratings and price targets on shares of NextEra Energy, Inc . Since March 17, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 0 insider sales for $67,503 activity. Shares for $3.10 million were sold by Nazar Manoochehr K.

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  • Congressional Baseball Game for Charity to air on C-SPAN
Congressional Baseball Game for Charity to air on C-SPAN

Gunfire broke out this morning on a baseball field in Alexandria, Va., just outside of Washington , D.C. Republican lawmakers were on that field practicing for a congressional charity game. He was lying motionless and was "coherent the whole time" when Sen. U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer, R-Hoover, was also at the practice. For roughly six weeks before...

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  • USA lawmaker, others in hospital after shooting at baseball practice
USA lawmaker, others in hospital after shooting at baseball practice

United States president Donald Trump has visited critically-ill party whip Steve Scalise , who was shot by a rifle-wielding attacker as he practised for a charity baseball game. capital in the aftermath of a vitriol-filled 2016 election. One commenter said: "We can all copy the link to our FB page and hopefully raise awareness to DO something go...

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  • NBA Champion Warriors Unanimously Decide to Skip Trump's White House Visit
NBA Champion Warriors Unanimously Decide to Skip Trump's White House Visit

But what we don't know-and what there is high speculation brewing around-is if the Warriors will actually make the traditional visit to the White House. Capitol. The Warriors issued a statement Tuesday saying that "today is all about celebrating our championship" and that they have not received an invitation to the White House.

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  • Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year
Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year

According to the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office, Jeffs was booked at 11:43 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14th. Jeffs is facing charges in a massive food stamp fraud case. Details of Wednesday's arrest were not immediately available but a news conference was planned for later Thursday in South Dakota. Stay with ABC 4 for more information.

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  • Gun used in Scalise shooting was legally purchased assault rifle, sources say
Gun used in Scalise shooting was legally purchased assault rifle, sources say

But this horrific tragedy, in which the shooter's motive appears to have been his political beliefs, has shed light on a fact that we all know to be true: Our nation is deeply divided. It also revived debate about gun rights, with Virginia's Democratic governor, Terry McAuliffe, urging more control measures. In 2011, Flake raced from Mesa to Tu...

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  • No cause to fire special counsel Mueller: deputy attorney general Rosenstein
No cause to fire special counsel Mueller: deputy attorney general Rosenstein

I think it's pretty clear by what one of his lawyers said on television recently. Comey, whose May 9 firing precipitated Rosenstein's decision to hire Mueller, could potentially be a witness in any obstruction of justice case undertaken by the special counsel.

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  • Investigation Into Abduction Spans from Windsor to Springfield
Investigation Into Abduction Spans from Windsor to Springfield

Delaney says that a trooper who was conducting the pursuit believes that a gun may have been thrown out of the auto during this time. They relayed information about the reported abduction to other police agencies, police said, and the state police spotted the vehicle on I-91 near the MA line.

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  • Trump said to be under probe for possible obstruction of justice
Trump said to be under probe for possible obstruction of justice

No such allegations against Trump or anyone on his staff have been made, Ruddy said. Things changed shortly after Comey's firing, according to Post's sources. It is doubtful the White House could ultimately use executive privilege to try to block them from speaking to Mueller's investigators. " Republicans are delusional if they think th...

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  • Donald Trump Infrastructure Speech in Cincinnati, Ohio
Donald Trump Infrastructure Speech in Cincinnati, Ohio

That means that if Republicans can stick together - and there's no guarantee they can - Democratic votes would not be needed, although Short said that "we would hope to get some Democrats' support". The White House has yet to outline specifics of the infrastructure plan. "We have to figure out how to make it work". President Donald Trump smiles...

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