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He was wounded at the scene and later died. As the bullet traveled across his body, it broke bones, tore up internal organs and caused major internal bleeding. Mika's family said the lobbyist was shot multiple times. The Trumps met briefly with hospital staff before departing. "We can all agree that we are blessed to be Americans, that our children deserve to grow up in a nation of safety and peace and that we are strongest when we are unified and when we work together for the common good".
  • James T Hodgkinson: What we know about Virginia suspect

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    James T. Hodgkinson shot House Rep. Steve Scalise on Wednesday before he was fatally shot by police who had been guarding the House majority whip on the Alexandria, Virginia, baseball field, officials said. "I didn't even know until today that he was a Bernie Sanders person", Euille said. Hodgkinson, 66, a resident of Belleville, Illinois, filled his Facebook page with screeds against Trump and previous year against Hillary Clinton , the Democrat who won the nomination but lost the ...
  • Father and young daughter identified as victims of fatal GWB crash

    Father and young daughter identified as victims of fatal GWB crash

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    The Port Authority said the Acadia with New Jersey plates struck the rear of the truck, which was stopped in traffic. And, Who was carrying two children aged 5 and 1. Authorities said the two women and the infant sustained minor injuries, but are expected to be OK. All upper and lower levels were back open to traffic by Thursday morning.
  • The man who shot Rep Scalise

    The man who shot Rep Scalise

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    The shooting occurred around 7 a.m. Wednesday at an Arlington, Va., park. Scalise's office said Wednesday that he was in good spirits after undergoing surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Hodgkinson's house has been blocked off Wednesday. Hodgkinson's brother told the New York Times that Hodgkinson had traveled to Washington D.C.in recent weeks to protest.
  • Trump says Scalise remains 'in some trouble' after shooting

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    The congressional baseball game Scalise and his fellow Republicans were training for is scheduled to go ahead Thursday night at Washington's Nationals Park. Lawmakers said the shooter, who was armed with a rifle, had exchanged fire with Capitol Hill police who were at the scene and was shot before being taken into custody.
  • Suspicious package delivered to FOX 5 Atlanta

    Suspicious package delivered to FOX 5 Atlanta

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    Steve Scalise (R-La.) along with multiple staffers and officers. WSB-TV reported that police have said the FBI has joined the investigation and that at least five homes on Handel's street received envelopes with "a white powdery substance".
  • Trump Responds to Obstruction of Justice Investigation

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    Mueller is interviewing senior intelligence officials in the widening probe that now directly includes Trump, the Washington Post reported . The report , which cites five unnamed officials, states that the investigation into Mr Trump began after FBI director James Comey was sacked by the president on May 9th.
  • CNN sues Justice Department for copies of Comey memos

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    In a hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee following that report, Comey discussed the contents of other memos during his sworn testimony. "It has not produced any of the requested records". Comey documented his encounters with Trump this year in written memos he put together after their in-person and phone meetings.
  • Illinois Man, 66, Identified as Suspect in Virginia Shooting

    Illinois Man, 66, Identified as Suspect in Virginia Shooting

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    Louis suburb of Belleville , Illinois. Sanders, speaking from the Senate floor, said he had been informed that Hodgkinson volunteered for his failed presidential campaign. Shimkus says that is the right thing to do. We can't let attacks and terror diminish what we do on a day to day basis. "I just want to let people know that he wasn't evil, that he was, I guess, exhausted of some of the politics that are going on".
  • President visits hospital treating wounded congressman

    President visits hospital treating wounded congressman

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    President Donald Trump is making an evening visit to the hospital where the USA congressman who was critically wounded Wednesday at baseball practice is receiving treatment. Originally from Illinois, Hodgkinson had come to the area in recent months and was living out of a van in the D.C. suburbs and showering at the local Alexandria YMCA.
  • Tensions from US presidential race rile Southern Baptists

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    The alt-right is a set of far-right ideologies centered on "white identity" and the preservation of "Western civilization" now being energized by the election of President Donald Trump . Southern Baptist leaders responded late Tuesday night with a dramatic call for attendees to return to the assembly hall, then announced they would take up the proposal after all on Wednesday.