• DC, Maryland Officials Promise 'Major Lawsuit' Against Trump
DC, Maryland Officials Promise 'Major Lawsuit' Against Trump

And irrespective of whether such benefits affect the President's decision-making or shift his foreign or domestic policy, uncertainty about whether the President is acting in the best interests of the American people, or rather for his own ends or personal enrichment, inflicts lasting harm on our democracy.

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  • James Hodgkinson's Wife Makes Statement Outside Belleville Home
James Hodgkinson's Wife Makes Statement Outside Belleville Home

The gunman who opened fire on a group of Republican Congressman and their staffers on Wednesday morning in Washington DC was once a foster parent to two teenage girls. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) traced the two weapons recovered from the scene - a 9 mm handgun and a 7.62 caliber rifle.

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  • Trump appears to become own 'leaker' with tweet about Russia probe
Trump appears to become own 'leaker' with tweet about Russia probe

Trump confirmed in a tweet Friday he was under investigation and appeared to take aim at Rosenstein , calling the investigation a " witch hunt ". An official of Trump's transition confirmed the lawyer's internal order, which was sent Thursday. His tweets come as Mr Trump marks two years since announcing his plan to run for president .

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  • Georgia Police Capture Escaped Inmates After Three Day Hunt
Georgia Police Capture Escaped Inmates After Three Day Hunt

They are expected to be extradited back to Georgia . Hale said friends had just alerted him that the fugitives wanted in the slayings of two prison guards had been spotted in his area of rural Tennessee, so he quickly loaded his guns. Bill Miller said. The ensuing foot chase shut down Interstate 24, about 10 miles south of Murfreesboro. Severa...

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  • Congressman in critical condition after being shot during baseball practice
Congressman in critical condition after being shot during baseball practice

MedStar Washington Hospital, which is treating the congressman and Griner, said Scalise is suffering from fractured bones and injured internal organs. Hodgkinson was shot by police at the scene of the attack and later died of multiple gunshot wounds to the torso. In that awful crime, the country also witnessed the incredible heroism of the Cap...

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  • Cops: Mother left child with couple at Atlanta airport, skipped town
Cops: Mother left child with couple at Atlanta airport, skipped town

Friday. Miranda Hakimi Harvey drove to the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta with her 4-year-old daughter and abandoned the little girl with strangers, Georgia police say. Harvey ditched her auto and rented a white Nissan Versa . Atlanta police say she is unharmed "but somewhat confused about what occurred the last 24 h...

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  • Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein: Robert Mueller Won't Be Fired Without Cause
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein: Robert Mueller Won't Be Fired Without Cause

But Chris Ruddy, the CEO of Newsmax and a friend of the President who attended meetings Monday at the White House , was the one who revealed that the issue was being discussed. A person familiar with Trump's thinking said Tuesday that it is "unlikely" he will fire Mueller, but acknowledged that it is often hard to predict Trump's behavior.

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  • Trump says no proof on 'collusion' with Russians
Trump says no proof on 'collusion' with Russians

President Donald Trump suggested that there was some hypocrisy in Rosenstein's involvement in a tweet on Friday, saying "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" Last week, former FBI Director James Comey told Congress he believed he was sacked by Trump to undermine the...

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  • Donald Trump confirms he's under investigation over Comey firing
Donald Trump confirms he's under investigation over Comey firing

Rosenstein wrote a memo last month noting concerns about Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation that the White House initially used to justify the removal of the FBI director. Mr Comey told a Senate panel last week he believed Mr Trump fired him to undermine the FBI's Russian Federation probe and testified th...

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  • But not of key seconds
But not of key seconds

Saint Paul Police escorted the crowd they estimated to be 2,000 people. A couple hold a sign protesting the killing of Philando Castile outside the Governor's Mansion in St. Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy with a pellet gun tucked into his waistband, was fatally shot by a white Cleveland police officer in November 2014. "Yes, I am", Castile's mo...

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  • Secret Service says they don't have Trump tapes
Secret Service says they don't have Trump tapes

The Wall Street Journal says that while the Secret Service has no "tapes", that doesn't mean some other entity did not make recordings. After Mr Trump again intimated last week that he could have recorded his controversial discussions with fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , it remained unclear if that claim was true.

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  • Logjam at top of US Open after two rounds
Logjam at top of US Open after two rounds

The Northern Irishman closed out his round in style with four birdies over his final six holes for a 71 but it was a case of too little unable to undo the damage of a first round 78. McIlroy joked earlier in the week that anyone who couldn't hit such wide fairways "might as well pack your bags and go home ". "It's pretty frustrating when I got ...

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  • Doctors: Scalise arrived at hospital in 'imminent risk of death'
Doctors: Scalise arrived at hospital in 'imminent risk of death'

Players from both Democrat and Republican teams observe a moment of silence at second base before the Congressional Baseball Game on Thursday. The team of Democrats and Republicans holds an annual softball game against female journalists.

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  • Annual Congressional baseball game brings unity after shooting
Annual Congressional baseball game brings unity after shooting

According to sources speaking with The Advocate , Scalise is in critical condition after being shot in the hip, but the wounds are not now putting his life jeopardy. "He was transported in shock to MedStar Washington Hospital Center, a Level I Trauma Center", the hospital said. The old rule "there is no crying in baseball" was not in effect T...

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  • Local Muslim leaders condemn 'Anti-Sharia Law' marches
Local Muslim leaders condemn 'Anti-Sharia Law' marches

Counter-protesters hold signs across the street from an anti-Islamic law rally in Seattle , Washington, on June 10, 2017 . "There are radicals out there", an ACT for America supporter in San Bernardino, Denise Zamora, told a local television reporter.

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  • Trump responds to Comey's testimony, says, 'No collusion, no obstruction'
Trump responds to Comey's testimony, says, 'No collusion, no obstruction'

For instance, it turned out that former Attorney General Loretta Lynch pressured Comey to downplay the Clinton email server inquiry and refer to it as a "matter", not an "investigation". He said that he'd carefully documented his interactions with Trump because he anxious Trump would misrepresent them, and accused the administration of spreading "l...

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  • Ryan on Mueller: Let special counsel 'do his job'
Ryan on Mueller: Let special counsel 'do his job'

White House officials said late Monday that Ruddy was at the White House that day, but said he hadn't meet with the president and never spoke with him about the issue. A highly regarded Justice Department careerist, he tapped Mueller - infuriating Trump - after the White House tried to pin the Comey firing on him. He says he is confident that Mu...

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  • Final arguments set in trial of Minnesota cop charged in fatal shooting
Final arguments set in trial of Minnesota cop charged in fatal shooting

He says he's optimistic that Yanez might be convicted in Castile's death. Prosecutors insisted Yanez never saw a gun and had plenty of options short of shooting Castile, an elementary school cafeteria worker they say was never a threat. The two sides called competing experts earlier who disagreed over whether Castile was intoxicated. Yanez, who...

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  • ICE director: If you entered the US illegally, you 'should be concerned'
ICE director: If you entered the US illegally, you 'should be concerned'

The network now has 140 volunteers who are trained and ready to begin work, but Rodriguez says more are needed, particularly outside the metro Denver area-both non-citizen volunteers (who can serve as operators) and citizen volunteers, who can safely serve as confirmers and legal observers, are welcome.

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  • Wife of Virginia shooter James Hodgkinson: 'I'm sorry that he did this'
Wife of Virginia shooter James Hodgkinson: 'I'm sorry that he did this'

We focused this week's segment on the local connection to the shooting, which was perpetrated by a 66-year-old man from Belleville, James T. Hodgkinson . A spokeswoman for Capitol Police did not return CNN's request for comment. "It's Time to Destroy Trump & Co", Hodgkinson wrote in one post . "I had no idea this was going to happen", she said ...

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