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Hodgkinson has been in the area since March, living out of his van, said Washington FBI Special Agent In Charge Tim Slater. Scalise, R-La., was among those shot, NBC News confirmed. Let me be as clear as I can be. The chief of Capitol Police visited her Wednesday afternoon. The president has spoken to Scalise's wife and chief of staff, as well as House Speaker Paul Ryan , Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the chief of the Capitol Police.
  • Jeff Sessions: Russia collusion claim 'detestable lie'

    Jeff Sessions: Russia collusion claim 'detestable lie'

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    In his opening remarks, Sessions said he knew of no conversations between Trump campaign individuals and Russian officials about interfering in the USA election. I need to be correct as best I can. He should have raised his concerns to Dana Boente, however, Sessions said. "While he did not provide me with any of the content of the substance of the conversation, Mr.
  • Congressional shooting suspect expressed hate for Republicans online

    Congressional shooting suspect expressed hate for Republicans online

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    The alleged shooter apparently volunteered for the presidential campaign of Sen. He also wrote a slew of letters to the editor of his local paper, the Belleville News-Democrat. At the time, police recovered a pocket knife, hair they say was pulled out of the woman's head and a 12-gauge shotgun at the scene. Hodgkinson was said to have been among 1,000 volunteers around Davenport, but Becker said, "Nobody has a recollection of this guy coming in".
  • Camaraderie at Golden State Warriors is incredible, says Kevin Durant

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    On what it felt like to lose to the Warriors in the Finals in five games: "I left everything on the floor every game, all five games". "I have no reason to put my head down". But I'll train. I'll train all summer. Curry's favorite verse is Philippians 4:13: "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me". "I can't believe it, but I have to", Durant said recently of where he is after a decade.
  • Donald Trump 'Deeply Saddened' By Shooting At Congressional Baseball Practice

    Donald Trump 'Deeply Saddened' By Shooting At Congressional Baseball Practice

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    According to the Associated Press, Scalise was shot in the hip and is undergoing surgery; he is in stable condition. Trump subsequently tweeted, "Rep. Hodgkinson was a member of several online groups that took stances against Republicans and the president, the Belleville News-Democrat reports . "We are united", Ryan said of the House.
  • Trump derails infrastructure speech to whine about Democrats obstructing his agenda

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    As Trump flew to OH aboard Air Force One, cable networks aired live coverage of the testimony of Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats and National Security Agency Director Michael S. but we can't build a road, a highway, a tunnel, a bridge in our own nation, and we watch everything falling into disrepair", Trump said. Trump has said the pact that almost 200 nations agreed to in 2015 was unfair to the United States.
  • Durant shines as Warriors win title

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    The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 on Monday to win their second National Basketball Association championship in three seasons and cap a near-perfect run through the playoffs. "Once it hits zero and you see that excitement in their faces, it's nearly like in a lost world because you have no idea what to do", he said. Speaking on ESPN and BT Sport, he added: "I've got the best job in the world, these guys are so gifted, so committed to each other and ...
  • Trump calls for unity after GOP baseball shooting

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    Scalise was listed as in crticial condition in the hospital. He recorded the video for nearly six minutes and at one point, he even focused his camera on officers who were firing in retaliation. Trump said all of them are in stable condition. After the gunfire stopped, Sen. Flake said Obama's delivered a "great speech " at the memorial. "I could have easily been there", the Channahon Republican said during a teleconference Wednesday afternoon with media.
  • Mueller meets with Senate Russia investigators

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    Mueller III to investigate Trump's own conduct marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation, which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin.
  • Scalise and Others Shot during GOP Congressional Baseball Practice

    Scalise and Others Shot during GOP Congressional Baseball Practice

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    Scalise was listed as in crticial condition in the hospital. President Donald Trump says the assailant in the congressional shooting has died from his injuries. He paid tribute to Capitol Police for their response to the shooting , and said his "hopes and prayers " are with House GOP Whip Steve Scalise and others who were wounded.
  • Gunman dead after attacking United States politicians at baseball field

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    A congressional aide said Scalise was in stable condition at George Washington University Hospital. Mr Trump announced the gunman's death and called Mr Scalise, 51, a good friend. The House's top Democrat Nancy Pelosi echoed Ryan's message. Barton, the team manager, said he took cover behind a dugout when the shooting started.
  • House Republicans warned of prospect for 2018 midterm losses

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    But Democrats , who control House and Senate , were skeptical, saying they've already taken up many of those ideas and Republicans' demands keep changing. It was much the same last week when Republican lawmakers skewered Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson for a budget proposal aimed at bolstering Pentagon spending next year by $54 billion largely at the expense of domestic programs and departments.