• Bernie Sanders on Congressional shooting:
Bernie Sanders on Congressional shooting: "I am sickened by this despicable act"

He apparently volunteered for the presidential campaign of Sen. "There's very, very few who would actually translate that into some aggressive act", Fox said. He said he was part of a "99%" team drawing attention to the amount of money and political power the top 1 percent of Americans acquired. Hodgkinson also had several minor run-ins wit...

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  • Sanders 'Sickened' That Shooter Was Campaign Volunteer
Sanders 'Sickened' That Shooter Was Campaign Volunteer

On June 14, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of IL opened fire during a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia . According to his Facebook page , Hodgkinson was a fervent supporter of Sanders, the feisty independent who battled Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination previous year.

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  • USA attorney general Sessions vehemently denies Russian Federation allegations
USA attorney general Sessions vehemently denies Russian Federation allegations

United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions , in his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, called accusations that the Trump administration has inappropriate links to Russian Federation a "detestable lie".

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  • Trump makes hospital visit after congressional baseball shooting
Trump makes hospital visit after congressional baseball shooting

Wednesday's shooting jolted many lawmakers, leaving them feeling vulnerable. Both Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., and Sen. The subject line: "One down, 216 to go". A US Capitol Police officer who was also hurt in the gun attack was also receiving treatment at the facility, situated about three miles northeast of the White House.

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  • Should Trump's state visit to the United Kingdom be canceled?
Should Trump's state visit to the United Kingdom be canceled?

Trump , in a series of tweets , lashed Khan's handling of the Saturday night terror attack, mocking the mayor for telling the public there was " no reason to be alarmed " over armed police on the streets. The visit was first announced during Prime Minister Theresa May's trip to Washington, where she became the first foreign leader to meet the new...

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  • Putin denies having compromising info on Trump
Putin denies having compromising info on Trump

Kelly continued to push Putin. But that's not how NBC News spun it in a promo for the interview on Twitter . Putin said he knew nothing about it and that he had not discussed with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak any meeting with Kushner.

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  • Suspected Virginia Shooter Had Number of Run-Ins with Police
Suspected Virginia Shooter Had Number of Run-Ins with Police

Hodgkinson's brother told the New York Times that Hodgkinson had traveled to Washington D.C.in recent weeks to protest. William Schaumleffel, one of Hodgkinson's neighbors, recalled how in March he heard gunshots and saw Hodgkinson shooting with a long gun toward woods across a corn field from his yard.

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  • U.S. investigators seek Trump-Comey conversation memos
U.S. investigators seek Trump-Comey conversation memos

However, the law is also quite expansive . It is well established-among both Republicans and Democrats-that "interfering or endeavoring to interfere with" an FBI investigation constitutes an impeachable offense. and WOW, Comey is a leaker". Aside from the legal jeopardy that Comey may face as a result of having leaked a government document a...

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  • Attack on United States lawmakers: what we know
Attack on United States lawmakers: what we know

He dragged himself away from the infield leaving a trail of blood before fellow lawmakers could rush to his assistance. He had been living out of his van in the Alexandria area in recent months, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said . "Trump Has Destroyed Our Democracy, " he said. Hodgkinson's social media posts displayed strong anti-Trump ...

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  • Terry McAuliffe calls for gun control after baseball shooting
Terry McAuliffe calls for gun control after baseball shooting

Speaking to reporters , he said , "We lose 93 million Americans a day to gun violence". McAuliffe acknowledged that stricter gun control can't stop all violence, noting that the WDBJ shooter had passed a background check and purchased a gun legally.

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  • James T. Hodgkinson: Alleged Virginia shooter accused of domestic violence in 2006
James T. Hodgkinson: Alleged Virginia shooter accused of domestic violence in 2006

Two Capitol Police officers were also injured but were expected to recover, along with a former congressional aide who was hospitalized. Sen. David Perdue suggested that perhaps police should be present for groups of lawmakers gathering outside the Capitol, but he argued it was important for Congress not to wall itself off from the public.

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  • Comey Testimony: What Went Wrong for Trump's Political Opponents?
Comey Testimony: What Went Wrong for Trump's Political Opponents?

While speaking before the Senate panel, Comey defended his decision not to inform Sessions about his controversial one-on-one conversation with Trump, in which the president allegedly asked the F.B.I. After Comey was sacked, he asked his trusted friend to share one of his memoranda with the New York Times so the government may be pushed to assi...

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  • Reactions to Jeff Sessions' Testimony on Trump and Russia
Reactions to Jeff Sessions' Testimony on Trump and Russia

That's the take-away from a local political science professor after watching testimony Tuesday by Attorney General Jeff Sessions before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Sessions opened his testimony to the panel with a fiery assertion that he never had any conversations with Russians about "any type of interference" in the 2016 preside...

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  • Suspected shooter had been in Alexandria since March
Suspected shooter had been in Alexandria since March

Without the officers, the other unarmed lawmakers and staffers who scrambled for cover would have been defenseless until police arrived three minutes after the 911 call. But Congressman Steve Scalise , the Republican Majority Whip, had been standing near second base when the gunman attacked, and he was shot in the hip, and then, as Congressman Mo ...

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  • Philippines says US troops on the ground near besieged Marawi City
Philippines says US troops on the ground near besieged Marawi City

Thousands of Marawi City residents have sought refuge in Iligan, some 36 kms away, since skirmishes between government soldiers and the ISIS-inspired Maute Group erupted three weeks ago. "I do not know the exact number and the specific mission". During his talks with the officials, the top U.S. military commander in the Pacific region stressed ...

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  • Victims in baseball-field shooting all came to Washington to serve
Victims in baseball-field shooting all came to Washington to serve

Ralph Abraham, R-La. "Everyone was focused on the facts of the case" and what might be needed to enhance lawmakers' security, said Republican Representative Barbara Comstock. Senator Bernie Sanders , an independent who sought the Democratic presidential nomination a year ago, said, "We've got to stop the violence". Only the congressional leaders...

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  • Man Arrested At Sydney Airport Attempting To Travel To Syria
Man Arrested At Sydney Airport Attempting To Travel To Syria

He has been taken to the Sydney Police Centre where he will be interviewed. Police posted an update on Twitter , with a photo of the man wearing tracksuit trousers, sneakers and a woolen beanie, being escorted away, wearing handcuffs. Australian Federal Police Assistant Commissioner Ian McCartney, National Manager Counter Terrorism, reaffirmed l...

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  • Bernie Sanders 'sickened' by congressional shooter, who allegedly was campaign volunteer
Bernie Sanders 'sickened' by congressional shooter, who allegedly was campaign volunteer

Hodgkinson's Facebook page contained a number of anti-Trump statements and the Belleville News-Democrat reported that he belonged to several anti-Republican groups including a Facebook group called "Terminate the Republican Party". Local media also unearthed a 2012 photo of Hodgkinson protesting outside a downtown Belleville post off...

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  • Trump being investigated for possible obstruction of justice
Trump being investigated for possible obstruction of justice

The list of things Mr. Sessions wouldn't discuss on the theory that the president might someday invoke executive privilege about them was long, including whether President Donald Trump told him in advance that he was firing then-FBI director James Comey over his handling of the " Russia thing", whether the president had expressed anger...

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  • Trump's Lawyer to File Complaint Against Comey Over Leaks
Trump's Lawyer to File Complaint Against Comey Over Leaks

The day after Flynn resigned, the president allegedly warned Comey, "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". Trump asked Comey repeatedly to "lift the cloud" of the Russian investigation as it relates to whether Trump was under investigation.

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