• Representative Steve Scalise Shot and OPEN THREAD
Representative Steve Scalise Shot and OPEN THREAD

Scalise was later said to be stable and undergoing surgery. His injuries were not believed to be life-threatening. The Republicans were on the baseball field practicing for a game Thursday against the congressional Democrats . "We started giving him the liquids, I put pressure on his wound in his hip", Brooks said . I don't know who they ...

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  • 'March Against Sharia' Event, Counter Protest Planned For Roseville
'March Against Sharia' Event, Counter Protest Planned For Roseville

The nationwide rallies, dubbed the " March Against Sharia ", coincide with the Muslim holiday Ramadan and are sponsored by ACT for America , an organization with chapters around the country that calls itself "the NRA of national security".

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  • Trump says Scalise shooter is dead
Trump says Scalise shooter is dead

Hodgkinson was listed as the "former owner" of JTH Inspections and JTH Construction. He was taken into custody at the scene of the shooting. U.S. Capitol Police officers are being widely praised for helping to stop the attack. "Nobody would have survived without the Capitol Hill police", Paul said on CNN. Members were nearly breathless as they de...

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  • Rifle-wielding gunman shoots top Republican politician at baseball practice
Rifle-wielding gunman shoots top Republican politician at baseball practice

USA president Donald Trump said in a Twitter message that Scalise , "a true friend and patriot, was badly injured but will fully recover". "The Republicans' Majority Whip Steve Scalise , who was wounded in the shooting along with several others, was a good friend and patriot".

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  • Trump decries shooting of top Congressman, calls for unity
Trump decries shooting of top Congressman, calls for unity

Whether it is on the baseball field, the House floor, or in life, he is always encouraging, motivating and supporting his Members and teammates. U.S. Claire McCaskill also tweeted, "Unspeakable evil". "It's not a secret we are practicing". Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) told MSNBC he saw shots hitting the ground near where people had dropped for cove...

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  • Berks congressman missed ride to baseball practice
Berks congressman missed ride to baseball practice

He was shot in the hip, and his injuries were not life-threatening. "Prior to entering surgery, the whip was in good spirits and spoke to his wife by phone", the statement said. In an earlier telephone interview with MSNBC , Paul said, "it would have been a massacre" if Capitol Hill police had not been present. "Duncan says he was preparing to...

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  • Tillerson warns against steps that cut off talks with Russia
Tillerson warns against steps that cut off talks with Russia

Tillerson suggested major defense-related issues facing Washington - from Chinese military muscle flexing in East Asia, to the ongoing Islamic State terror threat and Iranian provocations in the Middle East - serve as a justification for the increase in Pentagon spending while decreasing the budget for USA diplomacy and aid.

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  • LCSC's Brogdon selected by Phillies in 10th round of Major League Baseball draft
LCSC's Brogdon selected by Phillies in 10th round of Major League Baseball draft

Brogdon became the 132nd player in LCSC history to be drafted and is the program's highest pick since Beau Mills was selected 13th overall in 2007. Ranked No. He played in 42 games in the wood-bat league and batted.267 with 10 walks, two doubles, one triple and 12 RBIs while playing for the Wareham Gateman.

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  • Baker, Massachusetts Congressional Delegation React To Virginia Shooting
Baker, Massachusetts Congressional Delegation React To Virginia Shooting

Rep. Mo Brooks joined CNN shortly after the incident to give a harrowing account, describing how he was waiting to bat near home plate when the shooter appeared around the dugout on the third base line and started shooting with a semiautomatic rifle.

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  • Multiple People Shot Including Congressman in Virginia
Multiple People Shot Including Congressman in Virginia

President Trump later tweeted , "Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, a true friend, and patriot, was badly injured but will fully recover". Other legislators who represent Berks County, Lloyd Smucker and Charlie Dent, said news of the shooting was devastating.

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  • US politician Steve Scalise shot at congressional baseball practice
US politician Steve Scalise shot at congressional baseball practice

T. Hodgkinson of IL. Congressional and law enforcement sources say the shooting seems to be a deliberate attack. Two other victims were taken to George Washington University Hospital in DC, where they were listed in critical condition.

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  • Gunman wounds GOP congressman, then killed by police
Gunman wounds GOP congressman, then killed by police

Brooks said two law enforcement officers were believed to be among the others shot. Officials said several other people were also wounded. Trump praised the "heroic actions" of the Capital Police at the scene. My wife, Penny, and I are praying for a quick recovery for Majority Whip Scalise and all those who were injured in this horrific inciden...

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  • Senator says gunman who shot Scalise had rifle
Senator says gunman who shot Scalise had rifle

Brooks said that Scalise, 51, was down on the ground with what Brooks described as "a hip wound". He was reportedly shot in the hip and is expected to recover. The congressional baseball practice started at 6 a.m. Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake added that he saw a member of Scalise's security detail return fire on the gunman for what felt like 10 mi...

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  • The House's health care bill is 'mean,' Trump reportedly tells senators
The House's health care bill is 'mean,' Trump reportedly tells senators

There was a robust discussion involving the Senate's current work to rescue the American people from the failures of Obamacare .-Matt Whitlock, Sen. During the portion of the lunch open to reporters, Trump told the lawmakers their healthcare bill would need to be "generous" and "kind".

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  • White House torn over Mueller's role as pressure grows
White House torn over Mueller's role as pressure grows

Mr Sessions made that choice because of his own conversations with Russian officials during the Trump transition - a potential part of the probe. "I hope you can let this go.' I replied only that 'he is a good guy"'. How could an attorney general who said he would take himself out of the Russian Federation investigation play a role in firing the of...

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  • Donald Trump calls James Comey 'leaker', declares 'total vindication'
Donald Trump calls James Comey 'leaker', declares 'total vindication'

And even if President Trump did intend to say he'd testify under oath, you probably shouldn't hold your breath waiting for it to happen. Later Comey was pressed about why he accommodatingly told Trump in the March 30 call that he "would see what we could do" to lift the "cloud" of the Russian Federation investigation.

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions: I Wanted Comey Gone Before I Took Office
Attorney General Jeff Sessions: I Wanted Comey Gone Before I Took Office

He called the suggestion that he colluded with Russian Federation during the campaign an "appalling, detestable lie". Sessions is expected to be asked about his role in the firing of FBI Director James Comey , given that President Trump told NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt that Comey's ouster was related to the Russian Federation investi...

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  • London Firefighters Battle High-Rise Inferno, At Least 6 Fatalities Reported
London Firefighters Battle High-Rise Inferno, At Least 6 Fatalities Reported

The scent of acrid smoke hung in the air. London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton earlier told reporters: "This is an unprecedented incident". "In my 29 years of being a firefighter, I have never seen anything of this scale", she said.

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  • Ryan on House floor after congressman shooting: 'We are one family.'
Ryan on House floor after congressman shooting: 'We are one family.'

McSally's announcement drew a standing ovation from members on the House floor. "We feel so deeply about the things that we fight for and the things we believe in ... Ryan added: "Knowing Steve Scalise as we all do, he is probably really frustrated that he can't play in the baseball game". Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., who is on the Democ...

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  • Congress Members Shot During Baseball Practice, Suspect in Custody
Congress Members Shot During Baseball Practice, Suspect in Custody

President Donald Trump tweeted that Scalise "was badly injured but will fully recover". Governor Doug Ducey: "Thoughts and prayers for @SteveScalise + all affected in senseless event this morning". "I just want to thank the security detail because they saved our lives", Barton said. "He was a sitting duck". Louisiana Representative Mr Scalise...

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  • Shots fired at GOP baseball practice; Majority Whip among injured
Shots fired at GOP baseball practice; Majority Whip among injured

The shooting took place at a practice for the GOP congressional baseball team. The suspect is "believed in custody", ABC reported , according to Alexandria police. The man thanked him. Witness Ben Childers told ABC News' "Good Morning America" he was in his apartment when he heard gunshots and he said he saw congressional members running off...

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  • Yankees Setting Historic Pace for Home Runs in 2017
Yankees Setting Historic Pace for Home Runs in 2017

He batted.500 (12-for-24) with three homers and six RBIs in six games, the last five which were victories. I don't feel like [he's] picking on us. Matt Holliday hit a two-run single in the fourth inning, and Aaron Hicks hit a two-run double before Judge's second homer as the Yankees reached double digits in runs for the 11th time and the ...

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  • Jeff Sessions testifies before Senate
Jeff Sessions testifies before Senate

She also said that because of the revelation that Sessions misled the Senate during his testimony, she called on him to resign. And while he had recused himself from the Russian Federation probe, Sessions insisted, "I did not recuse myself from defending my honor against scurrilous and false allegations".

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  • Kinzinger: Don't fire counsel
Kinzinger: Don't fire counsel

A President's order, he pointed out, did not count as good cause. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says he wouldn't follow orders from President Donald Trump or anyone else to fire special counsel Robert Mueller unless they were "lawful and appropriate orders".

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  • Comey testimony: Trump says vindicated, detractors allege obstruction
Comey testimony: Trump says vindicated, detractors allege obstruction

Mr Trump denied having asked for Mr Comey's loyalty or for an inquiry into his former national security adviser to be dropped. Trump's tweet read: "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication ... But I wondered if you could tell us in person, sir, why you feel that his testimony vindicated you when it really bo...

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  • Attorney General Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee
Attorney General Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee

Sessions, whose contacts with Russia's ambassador to the US during the presidential campaign has sparked questions, agreed Saturday, June 10, to appear before the Senate intelligence committee as it investigates alleged Russian meddling in the election.

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  • 'Suspected North Korea drone spied on U.S. anti-missile system'
'Suspected North Korea drone spied on U.S. anti-missile system'

Investigators discovered hundreds of photos from the drone's Sony-made in-built camera. After a joint investigation with U.S. experts, Seoul said they were flown from North Korea and had been pre-programmed to fly over South Korean military installations.

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  • Inmates escape by crawling through jail vents, again
Inmates escape by crawling through jail vents, again

Baker was not recaptured until March 29. Three of the escapees were in jail for property crimes; however, Irvin was charged with first-degree murder, and it seems the sheriff's Monday morning quarterbacking hasn't done anything to ease residents' minds.

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  • Columnist Kirsten Powers: 'How was Sen. Harris hysterical?'
Columnist Kirsten Powers: 'How was Sen. Harris hysterical?'

As Sessions chuckled at the commotion, Chairman Richard BurrRichard BurrKamala Harris questioning cut off for second week in a row Schumer to GOP: Defend Mueller Live coverage: Sessions testifies before Senate Intelligence Committee MORE (R-N.C.) said he would run his own committee but instructed Harris to allow Sessions to answer.

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  • China overturns rejections of 9 Trump trademarks
China overturns rejections of 9 Trump trademarks

Employees also reported low pay - just $173 for a month of work. The British paper spoke with over a dozen employees at the Korean-owned PT Buma factory, which also supplies other fashion brands in addition to Ivanka Trump's label. "Her idea of work-life balance", the article says, "would be if she could see her children a few times a month"....

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  • Gabby Giffords Says Her 'Heart' Is With Scalise, Other Victims
Gabby Giffords Says Her 'Heart' Is With Scalise, Other Victims

Paul said Scalise's leadership role in the House was what warranted the security detail he credited with neutralizing the shooter. It is pertinent to mention that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Washington on June 26 at the invitation of U.S.

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  • Biggest LeBron disappointment is not winning title for teammates Korver, Williamses
Biggest LeBron disappointment is not winning title for teammates Korver, Williamses

Fans light fireworks on a street in downtown Oakland, Calif ., after the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday June 12, 2017. "So for me personally I have no reason to put my head down", he said . "LeBron was the only person I've looked at that could look me eye to eye". "He's put the ...

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  • Structural engineer monitoring stability of London tower block hit by fire
Structural engineer monitoring stability of London tower block hit by fire

The redeeming feature of this calamity is, of course, that the London Fire Brigade , under the leadership of its commissioner Dany Cotton, behaved heroically. It said the causes of the fire would be fully investigated. " London Fire Brigade's Control room took multiple calls, with the first being received at 00.54am The first fire crews arrived...

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  • ACT for America Celebrates Hate with
ACT for America Celebrates Hate with "March Against Sharia Law"

VIDEO: Houston's Muslim community reacts to nationwide protestsAt the Baitus Samee Mosque in northwest Houston, worshipers and members of the community worked to put a dent in some of the misunderstanding at an open house event. She asked in her speech if they ever thought about asking a Muslim what sharia law is. In Seattle , ACT supporters...

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  • Sessions defiant in Senate panel testimony
Sessions defiant in Senate panel testimony

In his testimony on Tuesday, Sessions addressed media reports that he may have had a third previously undisclosed meeting with Kislyak at Washington's Mayflower Hotel a year ago. Sessions said President Trump did talk about Comey's firing and said he was upset with Comey's handling of the Russian investigation. Senate Minority Lead...

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