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Special Agent Crystal Griner was shot in the ankle and is in good condition, Capitol Police. Bailey was treated and released the same day. "I spoke with special agent Bailey and special agent Griner this morning". Mike Doyle told ABC News . Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-Sc., and Rep. Ron Desantis, R-Fl., were getting into Duncan's vehicle when the man asked them about the political affiliation.

Author: 0 Senate panel meets with special counsel in Russia probe

Grassley's call for a wide-ranging investigation comes in response to Democrats requesting to investigate whether Trump obstructed justice by firing Comey, Politico reports. Feinstein said she also believes the committee should hear from officials Comey said he spoke with about his interactions with Trump, including Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and then-Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe, who is now the acting director of the bureau.

National Gunman who shot congressman had history of anti-GOP activity
Author: 0 Gunman who shot congressman had history of anti-GOP activity

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Tim Slater said the Federal Bureau of Investigation needs the public's help in piecing together Hodgkinson's whereabouts and activities while he was in Alexandria. Hodgkinson had arrests in his background for a series of minor offenses and at least one more serious matter. She told reporters she feels "horrible".

Author: 0 Trump orders more cash, industry input, for apprenticeships

He spent the tour with his daughter, Ivanka Trump , Labor Secretary Alex Acosta and Walker. Jurors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial want to hear more of his deposition testimony from the accuser's lawsuit when they resume deliberations on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Trump calls for unity after GOP baseball shooting

A 66-year-old IL man has been identified as the suspect in the shooting of a congressional baseball practice Wednesday, injuring at least one member of the House of Representatives. Charles Orear, a restaurant manager from St. Louis who met Hodgkinson in Iowa, described him as a "quiet", "very mellow, very reserved" guy. Sanders is just one of the many political figures who have condemned Wednesday morning's attack.

Author: 0 Jurors deadlock in Bill Cosby trial, return to deliberations

With fatigue appearing to set in, jurors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial reviewed portions of his accuser's testimony Wednesday as they deliberated for a third day over whether the 79-year-old star drugged and molested her at his suburban Philadelphia estate.

National Schuette: Lyon, Wells should resign over Flint charges
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Snyder needs to resign immediately and the people must know what he knew and when he knew it", said Nayyirah Shariff, director of Flint Rising, a coalition of community groups in the majority-black and impoverished city of about 100,000 residents.

National Trump on Scalise's condition: 'He's in some trouble'
Author: 0 Trump on Scalise's condition: 'He's in some trouble'

Trump spoke during a White House event devoted to what aides called "Apprenticeship and Workforce of Tomorrow initiatives". "How dare they say such a thing?" The California Democrat notes that she herself is now featured in millions of dollars of attack ads running in a Georgia House district where there's a hard-fought special election next week.

National MI native Matt Mika out of surgery, in ICU
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Rep. Tim Walberg , was shot in the chest and arm during the attack Wednesday in Alexandria, Virginia. Mika was wounded Wednesday when a gunman opened fire at a baseball practice, injuring a congressman and others. Five people were shot, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and two Capitol Hill police officers - one, a female who was airlifted from the scene.

National Governor Scott signs education bill leaving local school leaders divided
Author: 0 Governor Scott signs education bill leaving local school leaders divided

The veto eliminated a provision that would have doubled the state's match for a scholarship program for "first generation" in college students, although the funding remains in the budget for the new year. Governor Rick Scott said, "In 2016, Florida's law enforcement was tested like never before". "This legislation impedes the state college system's mission by capping the enrollment level of baccalaureate degrees and unnecessarily increasing red tape", Scott said in his veto message, noting ...

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Author: 0 Trump says Scalise "in some trouble" as House gavels back in

The Republican lawmaker was treated at a Washington hospital Wednesday after a single rifle shot struck his hip during a shooting attack at a GOP congressional baseball practice in suburban Virginia. We've had a very. very divided country for many years. MedSTAR hospital has not issued an update on Scalise's condition last night when they said he was in critical but stable condition.

Author: 0 Congress Seeks Normalcy, Heads Back To Work After Shooting

Scalise remains in critical condition at the hospital. "When he started shooting , he was shooting to kill people". Sen. Heidi Heitkamp said , "Today is a sad day". "We've got to get back to. where things aren't so personal and we're so judgmental of each other". Trump, who announced the gunman's death, called for unity.

Author: 0 Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice, Washington Post reports

Trump would need Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller , to carry out such a termination. Kasowitz's spokesman, seizing on the most important aspect of this development, told the Post that it was "outrageous, inexcusable, and illegal" that anyone was leaking "information regarding the president".

National Congressman who witnessed shooting gives emotional, harrowing retelling of baseball shooting
Author: 0 Congressman who witnessed shooting gives emotional, harrowing retelling of baseball shooting

The shooter attempted to gain access to the field, but a locked fence restricted his access. At one point in the video, a man can be seen lying down in the middle of the field. "I think the Congress people were the targets", he said. Williams, who played baseball at TCU and professionally in the Atlanta Braves organization, has helped coach the Republican team in the annual charity game with Democrats since 2013.

Author: 0 No reason to fire special counsel: US Justice Dept

Devlin Barrett is one of The Post reporters on the story and joins us now. Sessions' testimony came in the wake of fired FBI Director Comey's assertion that he believed he was sacked by Trump as part of an effort to influence the agencies' investigation into Russia's meddling in the presidential polls.

National Pelosi lashes out at Republicans blaming Democrats for shooting
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A man walking his dog at a park near the field told Fox News he heard police yelling at the gunman to put the gun down followed by someone in or around the dugout screaming back "Just shoot him". A Federal Bureau of Investigation lab team looks for evidence in the outfield signage at the ball field which is the scene of a multiple shooting in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday, June 14, 2017 , after a rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmake.

National Top House GOP leader shot at congressional baseball practice
Author: 0 Top House GOP leader shot at congressional baseball practice

A 66-year-old man has been identified as the suspected gunman after an early-morning shooting that left five people hurt, including Majority Whip Steve Scalise. Scalise is the No. 3 House Republican leader. Scalise was first elected to the U.S. House in 2008, representing Louisiana's 1st Congressional District.

National Congressman Scalise and others shot on Virginia ballfield
Author: 0 Congressman Scalise and others shot on Virginia ballfield

Trump calls Scalise, the House majority whip, a very good friend and says he is a fighter and a patriot. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was injured in the shooting. "There were three members that were kind of headed over toward our apartment, so we ran down and got them into our apartment so they could shelter in place".

National Sanders 'sickened,' shooter possibly linked to '16 campaign
Author: 0 Sanders 'sickened,' shooter possibly linked to '16 campaign

The gunman who opened fire on congressional Republicans during a baseball practice in Virginia Wednesday is from IL, sources told NBC News. Hodgkinson did post a number of hateful social media articles and messages against President Trump including one that said "it's time to destroy Trump & Co".

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