• Gingrich: Mueller Will Not Conduct a Neutral Investigation
Gingrich: Mueller Will Not Conduct a Neutral Investigation

One lawyer even defended the Clinton Foundation. Gingrich added that those who believe the investigation is going to be "neutral" and "professional" are "delusional". "I think Congress should now intervene and they should abolish the independent counsel, because Comey makes so clear that it's the poison fruit of a deliberate manipulation by the...

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  • Teen police cadets steal 3 LAPD patrol cars
Teen police cadets steal 3 LAPD patrol cars

Two pursuits began, and one of the police cars crashed and the driver was taken into custody. Police also recovered a third police vehicle during the investigation, which Beck said may be connected to the cadets. At about 9:35 p.m., a patrol officer spotted both vehicles together and two separate chases ensued. Wednesday night's escapade ended wi...

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  • USA student released from N. Korea has severe brain damage: doctor
USA student released from N. Korea has severe brain damage: doctor

How Otto sustained that injury Dr. Kanter said is unclear, but noted it is consistent with damage typically seen after cardiopulmonary arrest . North Korean officials claimed Warmbier fell into a coma in March past year due to botulism and a sleeping pill.

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  • Congressional Baseball Players to Wear Colors of Scalise's Favorite Team
Congressional Baseball Players to Wear Colors of Scalise's Favorite Team

The Congressional Sports Charity has already raised more than $1 million for Thursday's game. "We need to play". This is a game that's been going on for over a hundred years. Trump, who visited Scalise at the hospital on Wednesday, said Scalise was "in some trouble but he's going to be okay, we hope". Louisiana Rep. Cedric Richmond is the Dem...

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  • Tensions Rise as Bill Cosby Jury Struggles to Reach Verdict
Tensions Rise as Bill Cosby Jury Struggles to Reach Verdict

The Pennsylvania jury at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial announced they were deadlocked Thursday, as tensions soared on day four of deliberations at one of America's biggest celebrity trials in years. By Wednesday night, jurors asked the judge several questions seeking clarification and re-reading of excerpts of Cosby's own words about hi...

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  • Steve Scalise In Critical Condition After Virginia Shooting — Emergency Surgery
Steve Scalise In Critical Condition After Virginia Shooting — Emergency Surgery

Scalise was shot in the hip, and sustained grievous injuries as the bullet traveled through his pelvis and injured internal organs. "Everyone on that field is a public servant", Trump said, his tone somber, America's acrimonious politics set aside for the moment.

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  • Grassley to Justice Department: No Answers, No Nominee
Grassley to Justice Department: No Answers, No Nominee

Earlier Thursday, Trump tweeted that a new report suggesting that special counsel Robert Mueller may investigate him for possible obstruction of justice after he fired FBI Director James Comey is a "phony story". "The Committee has an obligation to pursue all evidence of such misconduct". It comes a day after lawmakers questioned Justice Depa...

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  • Reeling from shooting, Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game
Reeling from shooting, Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game

President Donald Trump spoke at the White House, saying Scalise's condition is more hard than initially thought. Republican Rep. Gregg Harper of MS gaveled in the session on Thursday, and Rep. Media captionWhy is this Republican and Democrat on the road together? "Due to the outpouring of support and generosity of our existing and new spons...

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  • Louisiana legislators react to Congressman Scalise shooting
Louisiana legislators react to Congressman Scalise shooting

Meanwhile, the business of the U.S. House will resume Thursday, a day after a rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for that charity baseball game. Bailey is a Capitol Police special agent who is part of the congressional security detail. Rep. Mo Brooks, an Alabama Republican , said his colleague "crawled into th...

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  • USA student freed from North Korea suffered 'severe neurological injury'
USA student freed from North Korea suffered 'severe neurological injury'

The doctors described Otto Warmbier , 22, as being in a state of "unresponsive wakefulness" but declined to discuss his outlook for improvement, saying such information would be kept confidential. North Korea reportedly told a USA official that Otto contracted botulism and slipped intothe coma after taking a sleeping pill. He also said ...

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  • Trump Under Investigation For Possible
Trump Under Investigation For Possible "Obstruction Of Justice"

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is meeting with top Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee. But Comey's comments were referring to conversations he had with the president before he was sacked, and before Mr. Daniel Coats , the current director of national intelligence, Mike Rogers, head of the National Security Agency, and ...

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  • Senate OKs sanctions bill to punish Russia
Senate OKs sanctions bill to punish Russia

Obamacare). Several U.S. senators struck a bipartisan deal to expand existing sanctions against Russian Federation and let Congress review any move by President Donald Trump to lift existing penalties, a sign of congressional frustration amid probes of interference in the 2016 election.

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  • Cosby accuser clashes with supporter outside courtroom
Cosby accuser clashes with supporter outside courtroom

Bill Cosby exits the courtroom during his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Wednesday, June 14, 2017. In court Thursday, O'Neill read to jurors what is commonly known as the Allen Charge, or the "dynamite charge", which is a set of instructions that asks jurors to re-examine their own views and opinions ...

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  • Both Congressional Baseball Teams Observe Moment of Silence at 2nd Base
Both Congressional Baseball Teams Observe Moment of Silence at 2nd Base

Richmond, the Democrats' star pitcher, had a rare off night past year on the mound because the congressional baseball game fell the day after he pulled an all-nighter on the House floor to protest GOP inaction on gun laws. "Authorities are continuing to investigate the crime, and the assailant has now died from his injuries", he said. Matt Mika ...

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  • Weapons used in Republican baseball shooting appear legally bought, say police
Weapons used in Republican baseball shooting appear legally bought, say police

The opposing sides are paying tribute to Rep. Steve Scalise , the House majority whip who was critically wounded when a gunman opened fire at the Republican baseball practice in Virginia on Wednesday. There was plenty of amateur-hour baseball in the event, but also some breakout play. Also wounded was former congressional aide Matt Mika, who now w...

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  • GOP baseball practice shooting: What they are saying about political rhetoric
GOP baseball practice shooting: What they are saying about political rhetoric

In remarks at the White House focused on a new apprenticeship program, Trump said that the shooting could bring unity to a divided nation. In a statement, Capitol Police said Griner was in "good condition in the hospital, having been shot in the ankle".

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  • Kansas governor allows concealed carry bill to become law
Kansas governor allows concealed carry bill to become law

John Robb , an attorney for the districts, said he expects the court will move quickly to hear oral arguments. University of Kansas graduate student Megan Jones is shown in this file photo from January 26, 2017, testifying at a Kansas Senate committee hearing in favor of a bill to allow colleges, universities and local governments to continue b...

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  • Steve Scalise shooting: Donald Trump visits wounded Republican congressman in hospital
Steve Scalise shooting: Donald Trump visits wounded Republican congressman in hospital

In an earlier announcement from the White House , Trump also praised the "heroic actions" of the Capitol Police officers who stopped the shooter in his tracks. Congressional and law enforcement sources described it as a "deliberate attack". In a show of bipartisan unity, Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan said on the floor of the House, "An at...

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  • Starr: No obstruction case against Trump from evidence so far
Starr: No obstruction case against Trump from evidence so far

Consider that paragraph. And consider we are less than 150 days into Trump's presidency and this - an investigation by a special counsel who also happens to be the former FBI director - is where he finds himself. It wasn't that Trump forced Comey into hard positions, it was that Comey failed to follow department guidelines. In a tweet , he sai...

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  • Michigan officials vow to fight charges over Flint water crisis
Michigan officials vow to fight charges over Flint water crisis

To the defendants, he said, "you're responsible for the well-being of other people, you can't just negate that duty and stand by idly and watch to see if something bad happens". December 10: Congress approves a wide-ranging bill to authorize water projects across the country, including $170 million to address lead in Flint's drinking water.

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