• Shot congressman Steve Scalise off the critical list
Shot congressman Steve Scalise off the critical list

The Metairie Republican is even speaking as he recovers from being shot in the hip Wednesday during an attack on him and congressional staffers. Sava earlier said the Louisiana congressman had been at "imminent risk of death" when he was first brought into the hospital on Wednesday, and he received many units of transfused blood.

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  • There's been at least 1 mass shooting every month this year
There's been at least 1 mass shooting every month this year

One of the victims of Wednesday's attack, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , has been a steadfast gun advocate and even touts an A+ rating from the National Rifle Association , The Los Angeles Times reports. Barry Loudermilk, Republican from Georgia, called for congressmen to have a dispensation to carry guns in the capital, as his staff do in...

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  • Trump confirms he's under federal investigation, fires angry tweets
Trump confirms he's under federal investigation, fires angry tweets

The general pattern with the Trump era (so far) is that these stories emerge , the White House denies them, and then they're later proven true . President Donald Trump confirmed Friday he was under investigation and appeared to take aim at a senior Justice Department official, in a tweet that seemed to encapsulate his frustration with the o...

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  • Jury in Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial Deadlocked
Jury in Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial Deadlocked

So far, jurors have asked six questions during their deliberations, largely to rehear testimony . A spokesman for Bill Cosby has invited a family of four supporters to meet with the comedian as he awaits a jury's verdict at his suburban Philadelphia sexual assault trial.

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  • Republicans, Democrats battle as one: Team Scalise
Republicans, Democrats battle as one: Team Scalise

Sava noted Scalise was awake in the immediate aftermath of the shooting , but was in shock by the time he was transported to the hospital. The man who shot House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others at a congressional baseball practice this week had with him a piece of paper with doodles and the names of three lawmakers.

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  • Cooper urges Republicans to put more money in his priorities
Cooper urges Republicans to put more money in his priorities

Republican leaders want resolution to the tumultuous Obamacare repeal debate by the Fourth of July recess, Republican sources said , to ensure that the whole year isn't consumed by health care and that the GOP leaves room to consider tax reform .

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  • President Trump: Scalise
President Trump: Scalise "In Some Trouble". Praying For Victims

Jack Sava , director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital Center said at a news conference Friday afternoon. Scalise , the House majority whip, was one of five people shot when a gunman opened fire on Wednesday as the Republican team practised in Alexandria, Virginia .

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  • Dems defeat GOP in baseball game, give trophy to Scalise
Dems defeat GOP in baseball game, give trophy to Scalise

File image of Steve Scalise . Aides to Ryan, R-Wis., confirmed the speaker had visited Scalise at the hospital but declined to provide details of the encounter. Hospital staff told CBN News he will likely undergo more surgeries. Medstar Washington Hospital Centre released the update on behalf of the Scalise family.

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  • Virginia shooting sparks gun control debate
Virginia shooting sparks gun control debate

McAuliffe's remarks on Wednesday drew swift criticism from Republicans. "This shooting is an attack on all who serve and on all who participate in our democracy", said former Rep. That state's gun laws are much stricter. Most made a decision to proceed with caution, issuing public statements that avoided the gun control debate altogether.

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  • Celebrating Juneteenth at the Rosa Parks Museum
Celebrating Juneteenth at the Rosa Parks Museum

The city celebrated the end of slavery in Texas with its annual Juneteenth parade in East Austin on Saturday. As the celebration has evolved, Rodeos, fishing, barbecuing, baseball and other community activities have become popular Juneteenth activities along with a focus on education and self-improvement.

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  • Dem calls for House inquiry into foreign payments to Trump hotel
Dem calls for House inquiry into foreign payments to Trump hotel

The litigation is similar to a case filed this year by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics, a Washington watchdog group. "But the most salient factor is that when the president is subject to foreign influence, we have to be concerned about whether the actions he's taking - both at home and overseas - are the result of payments that he is r...

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  • Trump lashes out at 'bad' Russia investigators
Trump lashes out at 'bad' Russia investigators

It's been another big week in the investigation into Russian meddling in the US elections. Trump on Thursday lashed out at the investigators driving the Russian Federation investigation as "very bad and conflicted people ", responding angrily to reports that the special counsel is looking into whether Trump obstructed justice.

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  • GOP Shooter Had List of House Republicans' Names
GOP Shooter Had List of House Republicans' Names

Scalise was hit as a gunman sprayed bullets into a GOP congressional baseball practice outside Washington D.C. Maybe, ventured Rep. Roger Williams , R-Texas, the Republican team's third base coach, Americans will "look back in history and say that day as bad as it was, we began to build our country back and people are talking like people, fina...

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  • Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation on Twitter
Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation on Twitter

Comey, who was sacked on May 9, told a Senate panel last week he believed Trump dismissed him to undermine the FBI's Russian Federation probe. Rosenstein, in office for less than two months, is the top Justice official overseeing the probe because Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself.

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  • Virginia Governor Calls for Gun Control after Shooting
Virginia Governor Calls for Gun Control after Shooting

Data also show that the number of mass shootings , defined by the Gun Violence Archive as an incident where four or more people are shot, have been increasing over the past few years. The humanity of the response to this shooting has been overwhelming: lawmakers crying on television while giving thanks to the police who responded so quickly ...

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  • Trump on Twitter confirms he's under investigation
Trump on Twitter confirms he's under investigation

Deputy Attorney-General Rod J. Rosenstein also generated a lot of buzz but little clarity with a statement urging Americans to "exercise caution" when evaluating stories attributed to anonymous officials. Will Rosenstein recuse himself from overseeing... The furious early morning barrage of tweets - his second in as many days - came as the spec...

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  • Alaska Senator tweets about baseball while others throw barbs about shooting attack
Alaska Senator tweets about baseball while others throw barbs about shooting attack

Hodgkinson . Scalise's Chief of Staff shared a message from the congressman's family at a Friday press conference. The announcer's mention of Rep. "We are encouraged by improvement in his condition over the last 36 hours". The Congressional Baseball Game will begin at 7 p.m. ET. "We're going to go to the game today, we're going to play ou...

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  • Speaker Ryan visits wounded lawmaker at hospital
Speaker Ryan visits wounded lawmaker at hospital

The president says that because of the "tremendous pain and suffering he's now enduring. our country will perhaps become closer, more unified". Shortly after the shooting, the Congressional Baseball Game organizers announced that proceeds will also be directed toward the Capitol Police Memorial Fund.

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  • Mueller Hires 13 Attorneys to Join Russia Probe
Mueller Hires 13 Attorneys to Join Russia Probe

When Trump fired Comey, the White House initially tied the decision to a memo written by Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions discussing what they described as "serious mistakes" he made in the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails.

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  • Trump mocks Federal Bureau of Investigation for failing to prove 'Russian Collusion'
Trump mocks Federal Bureau of Investigation for failing to prove 'Russian Collusion'

Mr Rosenstein issued an unusual statement on Thursday night complaining about leaks in the case. " Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris Wallace questioned why President Donald Trump continues to tweet about the Russian Federation investigation, contrary to what most lawyers would advise.

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