• Pres. Trump under investigation for obstruction of justice
Pres. Trump under investigation for obstruction of justice

The Washington Post reported late Wednesday that special counsel Robert Mueller is seeking interviews with three Trump administration officials who weren't involved in Trump's campaign. The White House has said the president "has never asked Mr Comey or anyone else to end any investigation, including any investigation involving General Flynn"...

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  • Texas congressman's staffer among those wounded in shooting
Texas congressman's staffer among those wounded in shooting

Barth's Facebook page includes pictures of Houston's sports franchises, of him at Baltimore's Camden Yards ballpark in his Astros gear and of him with Longhorns quarterback Vince Young. "This is America, the greatest country in the world, if you punch us, we will punch you back", Williams said. "I asked him to count to five; he was able to do tha...

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  • Trump 'under investigation' by special counsel
Trump 'under investigation' by special counsel

Mueller was nominated by President George W. Bush and became the sixth Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation on September 4, 2001. Former FBI head James Comey , who testified under oath before Congress last week, said he had told the president on multiple occasions that he personally was not under investigation during the pro...

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

Former FBI Director James Comey told Congress last week he believes he was sacked by Trump to undermine the agency's Russian Federation probe. And for months and months, that was true until shortly after the president fired Jim Comey .

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  • Sanders Issues Statement Condemning Violence of Congressional Baseball Shooter
Sanders Issues Statement Condemning Violence of Congressional Baseball Shooter

She said he has been living in Alexandria , Virginia, for the past two months. "We've got to stop the violence", he said. A government official says Hodgkinson is the suspect in the Virginia shooting that injured Rep. "It's Time to Destroy Trump & Co". Now we know where he went. Speaker Paul Ryan addressed his colleagues in the House chamber...

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  • Capitol Police Officers Hailed as Heroes After Baseball Practice Shooting
Capitol Police Officers Hailed as Heroes After Baseball Practice Shooting

Staff members, and even the young son of one of the members, ran for cover, jumping into dugouts and over fences. "There will be those who will talk about what's wrong with America, but in this case, Officers (Crystal) Griner and David (Bailey), we saw what's right with America".

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  • Gun used in Scalise shooting was legally purchased assault rifle
Gun used in Scalise shooting was legally purchased assault rifle

The president paid a visit to Scalise on Wednesday night, meeting with Scalise's family and sitting by the congressman's bedside. In remarks at the White House focused on a new apprenticeship program, Trump said that Wednesday's shooting in Virginia could bring unity to a divided nation.

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  • Italians missing in London fire
Italians missing in London fire

Pressed over this, Mrs May said: "What we need to do is to ensure this bad tragedy is properly investigated". He said that he and a parliamentary group that he chairs have been pushing for better safety regulations since the 2009 fire. The renovation project included the installation of insulated exterior cladding, double-glazed windows and a com...

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  • Scalise After Shooting: 'His Condition Is Critical'
Scalise After Shooting: 'His Condition Is Critical'

Ahead of his visit, a White House official said Trump may only be able to visit Scalise's family, which has gathered at the facility, since the lawmaker himself remains critically ill. The gunman was killed by police in the subsequent shootout. "My thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and their families of the shooting at baseball pr...

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  • House spurns GOP leaders in crafting $28 billion-plus budget
House spurns GOP leaders in crafting $28 billion-plus budget

Leger's amendment met the exact 53-vote threshold for a bill to pass. Rep. Kenny Havard, R-Jackson, brought the $60 million amendment that sealed the House compromise, which then passed, 63-40. Thursday floor session. "That is what has put West Virginia in the bind financially that it is in". "Our position all along was to avoid cuts through tax ...

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  • They're Going After Me for Obstruction of Justice on 'Phony Story'
They're Going After Me for Obstruction of Justice on 'Phony Story'

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who appointed Mueller , hinted broadly that the special counsel investigation could be looking at Trump during a House committee hearing on Tuesday. Both Trump and Russian Federation have denied allegations of interference and collusion. And in the event an investigation were to find potential high ...

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  • Rep. Steve Scalise in 'critical condition': What does that mean?
Rep. Steve Scalise in 'critical condition': What does that mean?

The 66-year-old gunman was identified as James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, an ardent supporter of liberal Senator Bernie Sanders - who said he was "sickened" by what he called a "despicable act". Woodruff said he ducked into a garage and called 911. "We have fun", said a visibly upset Davis. The officer, he said, was "shooting ba...

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  • Orlando Remembers Pulse Victims One Year After Shooting
Orlando Remembers Pulse Victims One Year After Shooting

The fountain at Lake Eola was lit in the colors of the rainbow. On the first anniversary of the worst mass shooting in modern USA history, officials asked Americans to join in acts of "love and kindness" to honour victims of the three-hour June 12 rampage at the now-shuttered gay club, including survivors still reeling from emotional and physic...

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  • Queen hails London firefighters after blaze
Queen hails London firefighters after blaze

A tenants' group had complained for years about the risk of a fire in the building, and authorities have refused to speculate on what could have started the blaze. Some initially feared it was terrorism-related, although authorities have not suggested that terrorism was involved. "It just reminded me of 9/11", said Muna Ali, 45.

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  • Rick Scott and Richard Corcoran in town for
Rick Scott and Richard Corcoran in town for "victory tour"

But at an event Tuesday to celebrate the outcome of the special session, Scott told reporters he was still considering the measure. - Gov. Rick Scott and House Speaker Richard Corcoran appeared to have buried the hatchet. "Students and families deserve certainty when making these important decisions, and today's veto makes advance planning mu...

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  • Suspect Dead After Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice In Virginia
Suspect Dead After Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice In Virginia

USA representatives Ron DeSantis and Jeff Duncan had ducked out of baseball practice early on Wednesday when a middle-aged man in the parking lot asked them if the players in red shirts on the field were Republicans or Democrats. Before surgery, Scalise was said to have been in good spirits and spoke to his wife before undergoing his procedure. Con...

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  • Texas congressmen react to shooting at practice for charity Congressional Baseball Game
Texas congressmen react to shooting at practice for charity Congressional Baseball Game

His doctors indicated Scalise suffered internal wounds and fractured bones, and was due for additional surgery. Five people were hospitalized after the incident, including the suspect, police said. 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 Ca...

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  • Bystander captures video of Alexandria shooting attack on GOP congress members
Bystander captures video of Alexandria shooting attack on GOP congress members

Early reports indicated that the shooter had published angry anti-Trump rhetoric on his Facebook page. A Congressional baseball practice for an upcoming charity game turned to chaos, when a shooter open fired on Republicans practicing Wednesday.

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  • Sessions to face sharp questions from Senate panel on Russian Federation contacts
Sessions to face sharp questions from Senate panel on Russian Federation contacts

Mueller , who was appointed to lead the FBI investigation into Russia's alleged ties to the 2016 USA presidential election, briefed Senators on Wednesday on his work. Sessions did not invoke "executive privilege". "Well, I guess I'm concerned about your recollection, really, because it's not that long ago", Sessions said.

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  • Virginia Shooting: Republican Lawmaker Steve Scalise Critical, Needs More Operations
Virginia Shooting: Republican Lawmaker Steve Scalise Critical, Needs More Operations

Trump has no plans to attend the congressional baseball game Thursday, out of concern for his safety. He's been identified by law enforcement as 66-year old James Hodgkinson from the state of IL. politics. Scalise was fielding balls on second base when he was shot, according to lawmakers present, then dragged himself into the outfield to ge...

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