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But Ruddy isn't the only Trump supporter who has raised the idea of firing Mueller . Rosenstein said "no, I have not", when asked by Sen. Rosenstein, who has been on the job for six weeks, said only he could fire Mueller , and only if he found good cause to do so.
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    Hodgkinson , 66, Belleville, Ill. - the man implicated in the shooting - apparently had strong political opinions. Another Capitol Police officer, David Bailey, who was hit by shrapnel, and a congressional aide, Zach Barth, who was shot, were previously treated and released from a hospital.
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    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , of Kentucky, has said he plans to schedule a vote on the bill before the July 4th recess - without any committee hearings. At least one senator complained that the digital slides are flashed across the screens so quickly that they can hardly be committed to memory. Under Senate rules, their bill must replicate the $133 billion in savings projected by preliminary legislation that passed in the House last month .
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    The policy never went into effect because federal courts put it on hold.The head of the Department of Homeland Security , John Kelly , said on Friday that the agency only rescinded the policy that had faced legal challenges. I'm opposed to DACA because it signals to potential illegal immigrants that their young children eventually might well receive amnesty, thus providing the parents with an additional incentive to come to the USA illegally.
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    The nurse is now in stable condition, according to affiliate station WKMG . "In the process of this struggle and taking the suspect into custody, three troopers sustained minor injures", said Riordan. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
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    James Hodgkinson , 66, who died in an exchange of gunfire with law enforcement during the shootout in Alexandria, Va., on Wednesday, had a list in his pocket that included U.S. "There's nothing I could do about it". Hodgkinson, who had been married to her husband for nearly 30 years, said he had "made preparations to leave" by "selling nearly everything he owned from his business".
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests polygamist Mormon sect leader Lyle Jeffs

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    According to the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office, Jeffs was booked at 11:43 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14th. Last year Jeffs was under home confinement for food stamp fraud charges when he escaped his ankle monitor and fled authorities. The group is an offshoot of mainstream Mormonism, which disavowed polygamy more than 100 years ago. Yankton is roughly 400 miles east of Pringle, South Dakota, where the FLDS owns a compound, Barnhart said.
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    Protests follow Philando Castile shooting verdict

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    Hundreds of people gathered in New York City on Saturday to demand justice for Philando Castile who was killed by Officer Jeronimo Yanez inside his auto as he tried to reach for his driver's license during a traffic stop near St. The jury began deliberations on Monday, after just five days of testimony, evidence and arguments. His mother, Valerie Castile , said the police officer got away with "murder".
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    While Trump gave his speech, a hundred activists about evenly divided between supporters and opponents of the president chanted and held up signs outside the venue, the Manuel Artime Theater, named after a late political leader of Cuban exiles who launched the failed Bay of Pigs uprising in 1961.
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    One of Trump's lawyers dodged a direct question on TV about whether Trump would promise not to get rid of Mueller. "Look who he is hiring", tweeted former House of Representatives speaker Newt Gingrich, an informal Trump adviser. Last night, a longtime friend of President Trump, Christopher Ruddy, said the president is considering firing Mueller . Rosenstein had gone before the Committee's Senate counterpart earlier in the day.