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The Telegraph reported that Hodgkinson is from Belleville, Illinois, and owns a home inspection business. But Davis said, "I don't think it's a coincidence that no bullets were fired outside the baseball field." . Trump Has Destroyed Our Democracy. "It's Time to Destroy Trump & Co.", one of the pages posted in March. In 2012, Hodgkinson said the country needed tax reform.
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    In televised interviews on Monday, Qatar Airways outspoken CEO Akbar Al Baker called the move an "illegal blockade" and urged the United Nations' civil aviation branch to intervene. The ban does not apply to aviation companies and aircraft not registered in Qatar and the three neighbouring countries, and which wish to cross their airspace to and from Qatar, they said.
  • United States lawmakers attacked, Federal Bureau of Investigation looks into motive of gunman

    United States lawmakers attacked, Federal Bureau of Investigation looks into motive of gunman

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    In the US, authorities have identified the gunman who shot at Republican Party Congressmen. Two lawmakers said Hodgkinson asked "whether it was Republicans or Democrats that were out there", before the shooting. Rep. Eric Swalwell of California said on Twitter that Thursday's game is still on. Johnson said he pulled out of the baseball field parking lot only five to 10 minutes before he learned about the shootings.
  • Donald Trump invited to testify over Comey, Russian meddling

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    The president has said Comey's testimony vindicates his assertion that Trump himself wasn't personally under investigation. Trump's pledge to offer sworn testimony to Mueller came in a press conference the day after Comey's dramatic testimony before the Senate intelligence committee.
  • Attack on Congressman Steve Scalis Refocuses Attention on Gun Control

    Attack on Congressman Steve Scalis Refocuses Attention on Gun Control

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    There was also a shooting in San Francisco on Wednesday that left three people dead plus the shooter at a UPS facility. This morning, gun violence touched the lives of Congressional members and their staff on a baseball field. The tweet came as the story was breaking on news stations across the country, a time when nearly zero details were known about the shooter, what happened, let alone what type of weapon was used.
  • The congressman-doctor who treated Scalise on the ball field

    The congressman-doctor who treated Scalise on the ball field

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    Congressman Steve Scalise of Louisiana was among those escaping the gunfire and was shot in the hip. Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old IL man, was the man responsible for the shooting at the Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, that left House Majority whip Steve Scalise and others injured .
  • Today in Conservative Media: Jeff Sessions Held His Own

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    Comey later said he didn't recall ever having a conversation with Trump that suggested the president was taking the Russian Federation threat seriously. But many Democrats have accused Sessions of misleading the Senate Judiciary Committee during his January confirmation hearing. Democratic Senator Ron Wyden of OR accused AG Sessions of "stonewalling".
  • London fire: Baby dropped from 10th floor caught on ground

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    Desperately trying to avoid the flames, residents threw one baby and other small children from high windows to people down on the sidewalk, witnesses said. People who live nearby were evacuated, some carrying pets in their arms as they left. "Across London we have many, many tower blocks and what we can't have is a situation where people's safety is put at risk because of bad advice being given or if it is the case, as has been alleged, of tower blocks not being properly serviced or ...