• Trump Says Scalise 'In Some Trouble', But Will 'Be OK, We Hope'
Trump Says Scalise 'In Some Trouble', But Will 'Be OK, We Hope'

The congressional game, which dates to 1909 and is a summertime tradition on Capitol Hill, is a rare example of bipartisanship in an increasingly polarized Washington . 3 GOP leader, who is in critical condition at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center. "He's going to be OK". Politicians were practicing for the annual Congressional Baseball Gam...

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  • More surgery expected for Scalise; Trump visits hospital
More surgery expected for Scalise; Trump visits hospital

Scalise's alma mater is reportedly helping make the tribute possible. "That we are strongest when we are unified and when we work together for the common good". The attacker was shot and later died. In this image from House Television video, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., pauses as he speaks Wednesday, June 14, 2017, on the House floor at the Cap...

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  • Paul Ryan turns shooting into a call for unity
Paul Ryan turns shooting into a call for unity

Ryan and others said that without the two officers returning fire at the gunman, identified by police as James T. Hodgkinson of IL, many might have been killed. "We have an obligation to point out what his policies are doing for everyday American people", Turner said. I rise to join the distinguished speaker in paying tribute to the fearless...

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  • Congressional ballgame goes on despite shooting
Congressional ballgame goes on despite shooting

GEOFF BENNETT, BYLINE: Shortly after 7 o'clock this morning, Arizona Senator Jeff Flake was taking batting practice with roughly 20 other Republican lawmakers. Here's what we know about the shooting. "And then [Congressman] Brad [Wenstrup] from OH, who's a doctor, ran out there and we cut away the uniform and got some gauze", Flake said.

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  • Ariana Grande to become honorary Manchester citizen
Ariana Grande to become honorary Manchester citizen

The 23-year-old is to be recognised for her efforts in organising the One Love charity concert at Emirates Old Trafford cricket ground, which featured Coldplay, Justin Bieber and Katy Perry. Radiohead have recently been drawing all kinds of attention from the art and political communities, as their decision to ignore a call to boycott performing i...

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  • Baseball practice shooting raises debate over gun control
Baseball practice shooting raises debate over gun control

And as with any constitutional provision in the Bill of Rights, there are adverse aspects to each of those rights that we enjoy as people. New York Rep. A pair of mass shootings erupted in America Wednesday. "We worry about this every day for all of our citizens", McAuliffe said at the news conference.

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  • Gunman Opens Fire On GOP Practice
Gunman Opens Fire On GOP Practice

Nathan says to a person off-camera, in reference to the gunman's location. "I was just trying to find where the shooter was". He was laying down. Police started returning fire. Steve Scalise, R-LA, was injured in the shooting , as were two Capitol police officers. The other victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Although authorities at ...

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  • Rex Tillerson: Palestinian Authority ends policy of paying prisoners who attack Israelis
Rex Tillerson: Palestinian Authority ends policy of paying prisoners who attack Israelis

The chamber passed the bipartisan sanctions legislation 97-2. Secretary Tillerson - testifying on the budget this week - is urging lawmakers to give him room to maneuver with Moscow. NPR's Michele Kelemen reports. However, both parties have agreed on the sanctions package, seeking to strengthen Senate's hand, even as Trump administration has ...

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  • Trump hits back over 'obstruction of justice' claims
Trump hits back over 'obstruction of justice' claims

Trump has repeatedly lambasted the Russian Federation probe as a "witch hunt", using the phrase in at least eight tweets since March. Trump followed with a tweet that seemed to further confirm that, yes, he is under investigation for possible obstruction.

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  • What We Learned About The GOP Baseball Shooter Through 7 Facebook Posts
What We Learned About The GOP Baseball Shooter Through 7 Facebook Posts

FBI agents investigating James T. Hodgkinson, the 66-year-old Belleville-area man accused of shooting a congressman on Wednesday in Alexandria, Va., want to hear from anyone who has any information about Hodgkinson, who died after he was wounded in a shootout with police.

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  • Democratic lawmakers sue Trump over foreign state payments to businesses
Democratic lawmakers sue Trump over foreign state payments to businesses

An advance copy of the complaint obtained by The Washington Post says that Congress must approve any gift that the President receives from foreign governments must have "the consent of Congress". On Monday, the two filed a lawsuit accusing Trump of violating a part of the U.S. Constitution put in place to prevent the specter of corruption. The...

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  • Putin denies U.S. election meddling, says he barely met Mike Flynn
Putin denies U.S. election meddling, says he barely met Mike Flynn

He then went on to suggest that perhaps the American intelligence services were behind the hacking and were blaming Russian Federation for an unspecified reason. Putin said he didn't know, and when pressed, he lashed out at Kelly . It's become a centerpiece of the questions swirling around Trump and his campaign and possible ties to Russian Federa...

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  • Donald Trump being probed for possible obstruction of justice
Donald Trump being probed for possible obstruction of justice

It is a significant development in that while the investigation into Russian interference in the election has been ongoing, it is the first time that Trump himself has potentially been implicated. Additionally, questions by Senator Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and other senators revealed that Attorney General Jeff Sessions will have more questions to a...

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  • Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, undergoes third surgery
Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, undergoes third surgery

Scalise is reported to be stable. The popular annual face-off, which raises money for charity, is scheduled for Thursday evening at Nationals Park across the Potomac River in Washington , and will take place as planned. "I was pinned down in right field", Barth said. Late Wednesday morning, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made a sta...

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  • Wife of James Hodgkinson: 'I was shocked'
Wife of James Hodgkinson: 'I was shocked'

President Donald Trump announced earlier that the gunman had died at a D.C. hospital but did not name the shooter. Illinois Secretary of State corporate records show that he voluntarily dissolved his home inspection business, JTH Services, Inc., in December 2016.

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  • Inmates kill prison guards, escape during bus transport
Inmates kill prison guards, escape during bus transport

The Georgia Department of Corrections said in a tweet that people should call 911 and should not approach the men if they see them. "I still have their blood on my shoes". Dozier said both officers leave behind families and described them as "great officers". Billue, a 10-year employee, is survived by a father, a brother and a sister, Dozier said...

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  • Donald Trump calls federal probe into whether he obstructed justice
Donald Trump calls federal probe into whether he obstructed justice "phony"

Above all, Sessions, who served as a senator from Alabama before taking the attorney general post , tried to clear his name and win the sympathy of his former colleagues. Obstruction issues emerged during a February 14 meeting in the Oval Office, when the president told Comey he hoped his disgraced former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn ...

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  • Donald Trump blasts obstruction of justice probe reports as 'phony'
Donald Trump blasts obstruction of justice probe reports as 'phony'

The special counsel, who has moved quickly to take full control of the investigation , is reportedly interviewing what the Post described as "senior intelligence officials" as part of what suddenly also is an obstruction of justice investigation .

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  • Seth Meyers addresses Alexandria shooting, says he's 'pulling for the GOP'
Seth Meyers addresses Alexandria shooting, says he's 'pulling for the GOP'

And he's a fighter", Trump said . "We've had a very, very divided country for many years". Wanting to present the President as a steadying hand and avoid any distractions after the shooting, the White House then quickly canceled a presidential event on apprenticeships at the Labor Department and scuttled any plans for a briefing.

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  • President Trump tweets of 'witch hunt' amid ongoing Russia investigation
President Trump tweets of 'witch hunt' amid ongoing Russia investigation

The president's tweets followed a report in the Washington Post Wednesday that said the special counsel overseeing the probe into Russia's alleged meddling in the United States election is now also looking at whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice.

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