• Special Counsel Is Investigating President Trump For Obstruction Of Justice

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    A spokesman for Mr Mueller declined to comment. "I'm not under investigation". But Thursday's comments come less than 24 hours after the President urged unity after the shooting. Supporters of Trump condemned the news leaks regarding the new investigation. Also Wednesday, Senate Judiciary Chairman Charles Grassley said his panel will investigate the removal of former FBI Director James Comey and "any alleged improper partisan interference in law enforcement investigations".
  • Scalise

    Scalise "continues his very brave fight", adds "it's been much more difficult"

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    Brooks said he heard Scalise scream. President Donald Trump made a surprise visit to the hospital on Wednesday evening, and later tweeted out that Scalise is in "tough shape" but a "real fighter". "The FBI is leading the investigation and will continue to provide updates as new information becomes available". Richmond, who chairs the Congressional Black Caucus, raised his concerns directly to House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis.
  • Congressional baseball teams to wear LSU gear to honor Steve Scalise

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    The morning after visiting Scalise in the hospital, Trump said the congressman's challenges are " more difficult" than first thought. "We are grateful to Congress for thinking of Rep. following the rise of President Trump. A gunman opened fire on the Republican baseball team's practice before Thursday's annual charity baseball game, critically wounding Scalise, R-La., and injuring three other people as horrified legislators and staffers scrambled for cover amid a barrage of bullets.
  • Freed UVa North Korean detainee's father calls them

    Freed UVa North Korean detainee's father calls them "pariah" and "terrorist"

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    Otto Frederick Warmbier , a University of Virginia student, was arrested early previous year for allegedly attempting to steal a political propaganda poster. It has been widely speculated that Warmbier's injuries were sustained from beatings from North Korean officials, however, the evidence thus far does not support that.
  • Here's what happens now that Bill Cosby's jury is deadlocked

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    Constand is a former college basketball star and managed the women's basketball team at Temple University. On Thursday, the 12-person jury announced that it was unable to reach a unanimous decision after nearly 30 hours of deliberation but were sent back to the negotiating table by the judge.
  • Who is James Comey's friend and leaker Daniel Richman?

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    All this was done under oath to speak the truth with factual records to corroborate Comey's statement. But Jim Comey testified that he was the person that first requested a private meeting with the president on January 6. The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee did not rule out pursuing an obstruction of justice investigation on Tuesday, saying only that he would speak with the committee's ranking member to determine the next steps forward.
  • ND congressional delegation comments on shooting incident

    ND congressional delegation comments on shooting incident

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    The gunman, 68-year-old James Hodgkinson of the St. Louis area, is dead. Hodgkinson, a home inspector from IL, had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called Terminate the Republican Party.
  • Friend: UPS victim was teddy bear with big heart

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    For police investigators and reporters, much of Wednesday was spent trying to find out more about UPS shooting suspect Jimmy Lam , and why he went on a rampage . Meanwhile, UPS customers in the Diamond Heights neighborhood of San Francisco began mourning the UPS delivery man they've known for years, who took his breaks in the Safeway parking lot there.
  • Wounded US lawmaker 'in some trouble', Trump says

    Wounded US lawmaker 'in some trouble', Trump says

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    Scott Applewhite). The hospital caring for House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , who was shot by a gunman during a Republican congressional charity baseball game practice today, says he is in critical condition . Scalise, 51, the No. 3 House Republican leader, was first elected in 2008. Rep. Mo Brooks , an Alabama Republican, said his colleague "crawled into the outfield, leaving a trail of blood".