Rep. Steve Scalise Is in Critical Condition Following Surgery

Scalise is out of his first surgery, according to a Scalise aide. Matt Mika , the lobbyist and a former congressional aide, was also in critical condition, with multiple wounds. A U.S. Capitol Police officer stands guard in front of the U.S. Capitol Building, on June 14, 2017 in Washington , DC. "Had they not been there, it would've been a massacre..." Republicans praised Capitol police for returning fire on the gunman.

Anti-Trump gunman attacks US lawmakers, dies in shootout

Majority Whip Steve Scalise (La.) and four others were wounded by the shooter. The bullet traveled across his pelvis, injuring internal organs and causing severe bleeding. The two injured Capitol Police officers are David Bailey and Crystal Griner, according to House Speaker Paul Ryan . Police audio obtained by media recorded a flood of frantic calls: "Shots being fired".

Trump's Attempt to Go After Comey Could Backfire

To what extent, if at all, Russian interference in that election may have influenced the outcome remains a mystery, which hasn't stopped partisans on either end of America's political spectrum from jumping to conclusions consistent with their ideological biases.

President visits Scalise in hospital

Zack Barth appeared on the "Today" show with his boss, Rep. Roger Williams , R-Texas, Thursday morning after being discharged from the hospital. The shooter, who was shot by Capitol police and later died, has been identified as 66-year-old home inspector James T Hodgkinson from IL.

Will the NBA Champion Warriors Visit the White House?

Will the NBA Champion Warriors Visit the White House?

This is as sure of a sign of the times as we could ever have. Last night, the Golden State Warriors etched their spot in history, winning their second National Basketball Association championship in three years, and everyone's mind immediately pivoted to whether they would follow in the footsteps of every National Basketball Association champion before them.