• Republicans Present Compromise in Budget Impasse
Republicans Present Compromise in Budget Impasse

Senator Kenny Yuko uses the analogy of a burning house to outline the difference in the plan from his caucus and the one unveiled by Republicans earlier this week. Republicans suggest that rather than always spending up to the legal threshold, spending limits should be linked to predictable factors such as economic growth, inflation and population ...

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  • Congressional charity baseball game to go on as planned
Congressional charity baseball game to go on as planned

Hodgkinson , who had been living in his van in Alexandria for the past few months, had posted anti-Trump rhetoric on his Facebook page and had written letters to his hometown newspaper blaming Republicans for what he considered an agenda favoring the wealthy.

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  • Bernie Sanders:
Bernie Sanders: "I condemn" shooter's actions

He admitted that Hodgkinson, a supporter of Sen. A number of media outlets, including The Associated Press and NBC News , identified Hodgkinson as the shooting suspect. Hodgkinson called police to report that a white male driving a red Chevy Blazer who damaged Hodgkinson's yard, a light and his deck. "We're just not sure at this time" ho...

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  • Videos capture advertising blimp catching fire and crashing at US Open
Videos capture advertising blimp catching fire and crashing at US Open

US Open officials later said the blimp was not affiliated with the tournament or the US Open broadcast. Before the tournament began, four-times major victor McIlroy, one of the game's best drivers of the ball, had spoken about how eager he was to attack the long, links-styled, rolling farmland course off the tee.

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  • Trump Decries 'Witch Hunt' After Report That Mueller Is Investigating Him
Trump Decries 'Witch Hunt' After Report That Mueller Is Investigating Him

In what appears to be a pivotal shift in the investigation that has riveted Americans like no other in decades, the Washington Post said senior intelligence officials have agreed to be interviewed by investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller .

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  • Trump Responds to Obstruction of Justice Investigation
Trump Responds to Obstruction of Justice Investigation

Trump vehemently denies any collusion between himself or any of his associates and Russian Federation. Any finding that could arise against the President would have another hurdle - a longstanding Justice Department stance against indicting a sitting president.

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  • The Special Counsel Turns to Trump, Investigates him for Russia Collusion
The Special Counsel Turns to Trump, Investigates him for Russia Collusion

They include Dan Coats , the director of national intelligence, Mike Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, and his former deputy director, Richard Ledget, the Post reported . "I have confidence in Mr. Mueller ", he said. First of all, last month, Entous and Nakashima reported that Trump had urged Coats and Rogers "to publicly deny...

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  • 'Sickened': Bernie Sanders Says GOP Baseball Practice Gunman Volunteered on Campaign
'Sickened': Bernie Sanders Says GOP Baseball Practice Gunman Volunteered on Campaign

According to the Associated Press , Bernie Sanders says he is " sickened by this despicable act " and the shooter apparently volunteered on his campaign. "I think for a man of 66 years old, I would think that he would have more respect for human life". But federal police officials continue to investigate the incident, which shook Washington a...

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  • Trump lawyer refuses to rule out firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller
Trump lawyer refuses to rule out firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller

The sound of sharpening knives echoed everwhere Monday. "It's called earn while you learn ", Trump said of his initiative at Waukesha County Technical College. The government let the old independent-counsel law expire in 1999 - at that point even Clinton's tormentor, investigator Kenneth Starr, suggested the law needed to change.

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  • Death Toll In London Apartment Building Fire Rises To 17
Death Toll In London Apartment Building Fire Rises To 17

Following a visit to the site earlier today, May announced from 10 Downing Street that a public inquiry would be launched to ensure the disaster is properly investigated. London firm Studio E Architects and contractors Rydon oversaw the £8.7 million refurbishment of the 1970s building, which was completed last summer.

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  • Trump Appeals Travel Ban to Supreme Court
Trump Appeals Travel Ban to Supreme Court

The appeals court took the president to task for what he said about a travel ban- both before and after he took office. Administration attorneys maintain the president has broad constitutional authority to control immigration and national security , adding those circuit judges should consider only the executive order's language, not second-guess...

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  • DC shooting has brought some much-needed unity to Congress
DC shooting has brought some much-needed unity to Congress

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , in a D.C. -area hospital, still has a hard road to recovery, but, Davis said: "Steve's alive, and that's something I didn't think was going to happen when I looked over and saw him motionless on the ground".

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  • Virginia baseball field shooting
Virginia baseball field shooting

President Trump and his wife, Melania, visited Mr Scalise late on Wednesday. The Louisiana lawmaker's recovery is going to be "much more hard", Trump said at a White House event, adding, "He's in some trouble". Trump said the universal support for Scalise and others wounded in the shooting might help heal the country's many political di...

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  • Senate Votes To Limit Trump's Power To Lift Russia Sanctions
Senate Votes To Limit Trump's Power To Lift Russia Sanctions

Tillerson said in reply to a question from Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) that discussion about supporting and inciting was an important part of a larger dialogue between the Trump administration and the PA on terrorism and the peace process.

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  • More surgery will be needed, Scalise update
More surgery will be needed, Scalise update

Trump says Scalise "continues his very courageous fight", but adds: "it has been much more hard than people even thought at the time". 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.

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  • Scalise has more surgery as authorities track shooter's path
Scalise has more surgery as authorities track shooter's path

So far, investigators have not linked Hodgkinson to any radical groups, said a law enforcement official who spoke on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to discuss the investigation publicly. "We will provide periodic updates". Also wounded was former congressional aide Matt Mika , who now works for Tyson Foods in its Wa...

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  • Trump blasts reported obstruction probe as 'phony'
Trump blasts reported obstruction probe as 'phony'

Mueller was appointed special counsel on May 17. Trump has said he is "100 per cent" willing to testify under oath on Comey meetings and tell the FBI Special Consul Robert Muller that he never asked FBI to stop investigating. "Nice." In a subsequent tweet , he characterized the investigation as part of "the single greatest WITCH HUNT in Amer...

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  • What we know about the injuries from the Alexandria shooting
What we know about the injuries from the Alexandria shooting

Scott Applewhite). Major League Baseball is a proud supporter of the Congressional Baseball Game, a longstanding bipartisan tradition and unifying event that benefits worthy charities. Hodgkinson, 66, from Belleville, Illinois, a suburb of St. Louis. Over social media he had lashed out at Trump and the GOP. Earlier Thursday, Republican lawmaker...

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  • Rod Rosenstein Says There's No Reason to Fire Mueller
Rod Rosenstein Says There's No Reason to Fire Mueller

But, in testimony to Sen. Rosenstein testified that he is the only one who has the authority to fire Mueller, who was appointed following the May 9 ousting of James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, and that he had seen no good cause to do so.

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  • Scalise is in
Scalise is in "some trouble"

The gunman, James Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old unemployed home inspector from southern IL, died after the shootout. Capitol Police officers who were in Scalise's security detail wounded the shooter, who was taken into custody. As we previously reported, Rep. Scalise and four others were rushed to the hospital after a shooter opened fire at a basebal...

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