• Staffer for Texas Rep. Williams shot at congressional baseball practice
Staffer for Texas Rep. Williams shot at congressional baseball practice

Two Capitol Police officers, David Bailey and Crystal Griner , congressional staffer Zachary Barth and Government Relations Director for Tyson Foods Matt Mika were also injured in the attack. Brooks took off his belt and myself and another congressman applied a tourniquet to try to slow down the bleeding". Donna and I are praying for Congr...

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  • Budget negotiators approve new revenue estimates
Budget negotiators approve new revenue estimates

In 2016, the Republican supermajority led the Legislature in passing the Taxpayer Pay Raise Act, which Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves praised as the largest tax cut in MS history. Lawmakers are expected to vote on the plan June 22. The 88-page Senate Bill 2001 passed with some resistance from Democratic lawmakers. He supported redirecting the funds.

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  • US attorney general dodges Trump questions, angers Democrats
US attorney general dodges Trump questions, angers Democrats

Mr Sessions , in his first public testimony on Capitol Hill since his January confirmation hearing, suggested he's only aware of the intelligence community's conclusion that Russian Federation attempted to undermine the election because of media reports.

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  • GOP senator describes shooting in Virginia; 'People were dropping'
GOP senator describes shooting in Virginia; 'People were dropping'

Despite being outgunned and wounded, they shot down gunman, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson , who later died of his wounds. Scalise represents the state's 1st Congressional District, which includes Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St.

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  • Anti-Sharia, Anti-Islamophobia Protests Clash in Oceanside
Anti-Sharia, Anti-Islamophobia Protests Clash in Oceanside

Counter-protesters in Syracuse responded by shouting "Shame!" The dueling demonstrations unfolded across the street from each other in lower Manhattan on a day as heated as both sides' views. Anti-Islamic law demonstrators marched past the building where the shootings occurred. Giant letters spelling out "Trump" loomed on the high-rise over the m...

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  • Conservative lawmaker known for love of baseball
Conservative lawmaker known for love of baseball

In a telephone interview with CNN, Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., recalled the moment he heard the first gunfire. Scalise was one of five shooting victims and had surgery to fix a gunshot wound to his hip. In the wake of the shooting, the House of Representatives canceled legislative business for the day, and security was increased around the White Hous...

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  • Congressman Kevin McCarthy shares prayers, praises police after shooting in Virginia
Congressman Kevin McCarthy shares prayers, praises police after shooting in Virginia

Steve Scalise is the third-highest ranked member of the Republican leadership in the House, and has the hard job of trying to keep order in the fractious party ranks and rounding up votes for bills. Among them are two law enforcement officers, a Congressional aide, and Rep. Steve Scalise . The shooter is in police custody, according to CNN ....

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  • Trump to make statement from White House on Scalise shooting
Trump to make statement from White House on Scalise shooting

Scalise is undergoing surgery after being shot in the hip, his office said in a statement. "The field was basically a killing field". Rand Paul , R-Kentucky, told CNN . Rep. Steve Scalise , a member of the House Republican leadership, is known for his love of baseball and the late-night meals he often serves his colleagues in his office ne...

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  • Rep. Scalise shot at congressional baseball practice in Virginia; suspect killed
Rep. Scalise shot at congressional baseball practice in Virginia; suspect killed

A source told ABC News that Scalise's injury was not life-threatening. One photograph, initially obtained by another local paper, showed Mr Hodgkinson protesting outside the Post Office in Belleville, carrying a placard that reads: "Tax the rich like Congress did for 70 years till Reagan's "trickle down".

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  • Palestinian Authority has stopped paying families of terrorists: Tillerson
Palestinian Authority has stopped paying families of terrorists: Tillerson

In negotiating an end to the program, Tillerson said the U.S. was "setting the stage for a reengagement on the peace process with the Israelis ". "That's part of the conversation", the Trump administration is having with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies and others, Tillerson said.

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  • MI congressmen at baseball field during shooting
MI congressmen at baseball field during shooting

Prayers are with @ SteveScalise and injured. He also says MI representatives John Moolenaar and Jack Bergman were there, and that neither were hurt. Rep. Please keep those injured in your prayers. Bergman says the shooter, identified as James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, was hidden behind the third base dugout.

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  • MLB Draft 2017 updates
MLB Draft 2017 updates

However, they surprised some pundits by selecting a high school arm. Nick Roscetti was drafted by the Brewers in the 26th round in 2016, while before him Jake Yacinich was taken by the Angels in the 8th round of the 2014 Draft. Mason McCoy was a two-year starter at the University of Iowa after transferring from Illinois Central Community Colleg...

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  • AR Congressional Delegation Safe, Louisiana Congressman Wounded in Virginia Park Shooting
AR Congressional Delegation Safe, Louisiana Congressman Wounded in Virginia Park Shooting

The gunman was later taken into custody, police and media reports said . "I'm grateful to the U.S. Capitol Police officers who displayed true bravery in protecting congressional members and staff and bringing an end to this senseless act of violence".

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  • Several Injured Shooting At Congressional Baseball Practice In VA
Several Injured Shooting At Congressional Baseball Practice In VA

Congressional staff member, Zach Barth and the Tyson Food Director of Government Relations, Matt Mika were also injured in the shooting. "I look up and there is a guy with a gun blasting away", said Brooks. The team was taking batting practice when a gunshot rang out and chaos erupted, lawmakers on the scene said. "I was on my front porch and...

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  • Republican leader, Capitol officers and aide shot at congressional baseball practice
Republican leader, Capitol officers and aide shot at congressional baseball practice

Absolutely horrific news this morning. "I don't think anyone would have survived without the Capitol Police", Paul told Fox News. Trump canceled a scheduled event at the Labor Department soon after the shooting took place, and the White House has said both Trump and Vice President Mike Pence received updates on the shooting.

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  • Gunman dies after shooting at congressional baseball practice
Gunman dies after shooting at congressional baseball practice

The Washington Post , citing law enforcement officials, reported Hodgkinson was the owner of a home inspection business but he did not renew his home inspection license, which expired in November. President Donald Trump on social media and idolized Bernie Sanders, who he viewed as the only politician who understood the working class. At least 2...

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  • US House Majority Whip among others shot at congressional baseball practice
US House Majority Whip among others shot at congressional baseball practice

According to the Belleville News-Democrat, he belonged to number of anti-Republican groups , including one called "Terminate the Republican Party". "My thoughts are with Rep. He added that at least two officers fired at the gunman. Rep. Mo Brooks reportedly said that several other people were injured, including two law enforcement officers.

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  • Ivanka Trump says her father is optimistic
Ivanka Trump says her father is optimistic

Comey said a decision was made not report to Sessions a February 14 White House meeting where Trump pressed the director to drop the FBI's inquiry into Flynn, whom Trump fired for withholding information about his contacts with foreign governments.

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  • Jeff Sessions to publicly testify on James Comey's firing
Jeff Sessions to publicly testify on James Comey's firing

Despite Sessions' statement about the reasons for his recusal, the attorney general did not actually step aside from the Russia probe until March 2 , the day after The Washington Post reported on his two previously undisclosed meetings with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

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  • Trump on Comey: He's a leaker
Trump on Comey: He's a leaker

He portrayed Trump as a chief executive dismissive of the FBI's independence and made clear that he interpreted Trump's request to end an investigation into his former national security adviser as an order coming from the president. Solicitor General Michael Dreeben, one of the most highly respected lawyers in the Justice Department, to work pa...

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