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Congressional shooting suspect expressed hate for Republicans online

Congressional shooting suspect expressed hate for Republicans online

The Daily Beast is reporting that Hodgkinson called Republicans "racist & sexist" on his Facebook page ."Trump is a Traitor", Hodgkinson wrote in a May 22 Facebook post . The suspect later died from his injuries, President Donald Trump said at a news conference. Sen. Bernie Sanders said on Wednesday that he had been informed that "the alleged shooter at the Republican baseball practice is someone who apparently volunteered on my presidential campaign".


The GOP baseball shooting is the 154th mass shooting this year

The GOP baseball shooting is the 154th mass shooting this year

Almost half a million Americans have been killed or injured by guns since the Sandy Hook shooting less than five years ago. Each year, more than 32,000 people die as a effect of gun-related violence in the United States, which is by far the highest among industrialized countries, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Rep. Steve Scalise came to Mobile to support red snapper fishing

Rep. Steve Scalise came to Mobile to support red snapper fishing

The organizations estimate anglers will catch 230,000 pounds of red snapper every day the federal season is open to them, which will result in more than 11 million pounds harvested by September 5. President Trump said Scalise "was badly wounded and is now in stable condition". Though the announcement is good news in the short run for the recreational-fishing sector, it may come at a cost.



Victims recovering after shooting during Congressional baseball practice

Republicans charity baseball game, said police. The popular and gregarious lawmaker is known for his love of baseball and handed out commemorative bats when he secured the job of House whip several years ago. "If it had not been for Steve's [security] detail being there that had guns, I think it could have been a lot worse", he said. Someone yelled to get in the dugout - and LaVor dove for cover.


Anti-Trump gunman attacks USA lawmakers, dies in shootout

Anti-Trump gunman attacks USA lawmakers, dies in shootout

But federal police officials continue to investigate the incident, which shook Washington and stirred calls for unity from Capitol Hill. After he first was elected to the U.S. But Slater said authorities were still working to determine a motive and had no indication Hodgkinson knew about the baseball practice ahead of time.


Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner

Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner

Euille told the Post that Hodgkinson appeared to be "living out of the gym bag" and would "sit in the Y's lobby for hours and hours". He said Euille was "very polite, engaging when he wanted to be". According to the report, Hodgkinson struck that man in the head with the wooden stock of a 12-gauge shotgun before firing off a round as that man fled.