• Bernie Sanders Condemns 'Despicable' Alexandria Shooter, 'Apparently' Former Campaign Volunteer
Bernie Sanders Condemns 'Despicable' Alexandria Shooter, 'Apparently' Former Campaign Volunteer

Barry Loudermilk (R-GA), who said he clearly recognized the sound of a gun shot. Sanders condemned the actions of the shooter, identified as James T. In it, the Caesar character bears a striking resemblance to Trump. In addition, there have been occasional instances of politically motivated violence from the left, including a 2013 shooting at ...

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  • US special counsel probing Trump for possible obstruction
US special counsel probing Trump for possible obstruction

In May, Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey , saying "this Russian Federation thing" was on his mind when he made the decision to oust the nation's top law enforcement official while Comey was leading the FBI's probe into Russia's meddling.

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  • US House GOP Whip in critical condition after shooting
US House GOP Whip in critical condition after shooting

As of Wednesday afternoon, Scalise was in critical condition, according to MedStar Washington Hospital Center. The president has spoken to Scalise's wife and chief of staff, as well as House Speaker Paul Ryan, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the chief of the Capitol Police.

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  • May to meet NI parties amid concerns over deal with DUP
May to meet NI parties amid concerns over deal with DUP

The global human rights group issued the call ahead of a meeting between the two leaders, who are negotiating to allow Mrs May's Conservatives to form a minority government . May hopes to make an ally of Macron before the formal opening of Brexit negotiations, which is expected to take place next week. "Going overseas and being seen to be the ...

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  • Rosenstein Says He Wouldn't Fire Mueller Unless 'Lawful and Appropriate'
Rosenstein Says He Wouldn't Fire Mueller Unless 'Lawful and Appropriate'

Comey declined to elaborate in an open setting. The Justice Department's special counsel investigation Russia's meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election is now also reportedly examining whether President Donald Trump attempted to obstruct justice.

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  • United States lawmaker, others shot on baseball field by anti-Trump man
United States lawmaker, others shot on baseball field by anti-Trump man

After undergoing surgery, Scalise remains in critical condition and will require additional operations to fix fractured bones, internal organ injury and severe loss of blood, MedStar Washington Hospital announced Wednesday night . "We are all giving our thoughts to those now being treated for their injuries", he said. "I told him they were R...

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  • Duterte takes a rest as Philippine city burns
Duterte takes a rest as Philippine city burns

Duterte has placed Mindanao under martial law and suspended the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in the entire island for 60 days due to the Marawi siege. "He did not give any reason why", Abella told reporters awaiting the President's arrival in Luneta. Asked if the president has seen a doctor lately, Abella said he was not privy to the ...

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  • Soldier killed and three others wounded in Castlemartin Ranges incident
Soldier killed and three others wounded in Castlemartin Ranges incident

Three other soldiers were injured in the incident in southwest Wales on Wednesday afternoon, Ellwood said, without giving further details. Police said they were called to the incident at 3.30pm on Wednesday. It adds that night firing was due to take place on Tuesday and Thursday. As the investigation gets underway, I trust that all resources ne...

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  • Mueller investigating Trump for possible obstruction, report says
Mueller investigating Trump for possible obstruction, report says

According to reports , the special counsel is gathering information and considering whether there is evidence to launch a full-scale obstruction investigation. Trump has the power to unilaterally remove Mueller from the job, but legal experts argue that would create a crisis in American institutions.

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  • Special Counsel Looking Into Possible Obstruction of Justice by Trump
Special Counsel Looking Into Possible Obstruction of Justice by Trump

Putin and other Russian officials have repeatedly denied interfering in the USA election. Martin Heinrich, a New Mexico Democrat who pointedly accused Sessions of "obstructing" a congressional inquiry into the question of Russian interference in the 2016 election by failing to answer senators' questions.

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  • Congressman who witnessed shooting gives emotional, harrowing retelling of baseball shooting
Congressman who witnessed shooting gives emotional, harrowing retelling of baseball shooting

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. The officer, he said, was "shooting back, risking themselves, giving us protection". The man calmly asked which party's lawmakers were practising and Duncan told him they were the Rep...

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  • Members of Congress receive threats, consider security following shooting
Members of Congress receive threats, consider security following shooting

Rep. Steve Scalise , one of the truly great people, is in very tough shape - but he is a real fighter", he wrote . "I said, 'you're shot and it is a big deal.' I took off my belt". The events that unfolded this morning are sad and overwhelming. "This was a horrific act and I commend Capitol Police for their bravery and efforts which likely saved ...

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  • People keep interrupting Sen. Kamala Harris
People keep interrupting Sen. Kamala Harris

Sessions: Well, you let me qualify - if I don't qualify, it you'll accuse me of lying so I need to be correct as best as I can. "The policy is based-" Sessions began. Former Trump adviser and now CNN commentator Jason Miller was called out during a panel on Anderson Cooper 360 on Tuesday for calling Sen .

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  • At least 12 dead in London apartment block fire
At least 12 dead in London apartment block fire

Emergency services said it is too early to say what had caused the disaster. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said "searching questions" need to be asked about what happened, suggesting spending cuts could have contributed to the deadly fire. Mike Penning, a member of British Parliament who is a former firefighter, said "cladding was clearly spreading...

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  • Chris Ruddy: President Trump Is Considering Firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller
Chris Ruddy: President Trump Is Considering Firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Feinstein has said the Judiciary Committee should investigate, but had asked Grassley to keep the investigations separate. Sen. Lindsey Graham , a South Carolina Republican, disputed that report. Ryan told reporters Tuesday: "The best advice would be to let Robert Mueller do his job". I know the folks who wrote that. "I have confidence in Bo...

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  • Special counsel reviewing whether Trump obstructed justice
Special counsel reviewing whether Trump obstructed justice

The Washington Post reported Wednesday that Robert Mueller's investigation into the election has now widened to include the president . Investigators have also been looking for any evidence of possible financial crimes among Trump associates, officials said .

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  • Rosenstein says he's seen no good cause to fire counsel
Rosenstein says he's seen no good cause to fire counsel

According to the Post , Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats, Director of National Security Agency Mike Rogers, and Rogers' former deputy Richard Ledgett agreed to be interviewed by Mueller's team. Comey's leadership in the wake of the Clinton email investigation". Attorney General Jeff Sessions denied Tuesday having an undisclosed...

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  • UK PM to probe London fire cause, 12 dead
UK PM to probe London fire cause, 12 dead

He told the BBC: "I watched one person falling out, I watched another woman holding her baby out the window... hearing screams, I was yelling everyone to get down and they were saying "We can't leave our apartments, the smoke is too bad on the corridors".

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  • Rep. Chuck Fleischmann discusses mayhem at Congressional baseball practice
Rep. Chuck Fleischmann discusses mayhem at Congressional baseball practice

The exact number of people shot is unclear, but they were transported to hospitals, police said . Witnesses say he dragged himself across the field, leaving a trail of blood as he and the others tried to take cover. The president praised Scalise as "a very good friend" and "a patriot", telling the legislator he had "not just the prayers of the ent...

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  • Sessions agrees to appear before Senate committee
Sessions agrees to appear before Senate committee

During his January confirmation hearing he failed to disclose meetings he held with Russian officials. Senate Democrats have raised questions about whether the men met at an April 2016 foreign policy event at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington .

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