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Pence visits hospital where Steve Scalise is recovering

Pence visits hospital where Steve Scalise is recovering

Ira Y. Rabin during their visit to MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Gabby Giffords was shot in January 2011. According to Washington MedStar Hospital Center, Scalise was in critical condition Wednesday night. It's too early to tell whether the shooting was an act of terrorism or whether members of Congress were specifically targeted, Tim Slater, the Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent in charge, told reporters at a Wednesday morning news conference.


Trump Will Not Attend Congressional Baseball Game

Trump Will Not Attend Congressional Baseball Game

In a briefing with security officials before the House convened at noon, members of Congress from both parties talked of receiving death threats, including some since the shooting , and pleaded for additional security. In a statement, Capitol Police said Griner was in "good condition in the hospital, having been shot in the ankle". Wanting to present the president as a steadying hand and avoid any distractions after the shooting, the White House then quickly canceled a presidential event on ...



Trump Visits Wounded Congressman, Still In Critical Condition After Shooting

The annual Democrats versus Republicans charity baseball game in Washington , D.C. will go on as planned Thursday evening. The congressional staffer, who works for Rep. The gunman , identified by law officials as James Hodgkinson, died after the shootout. In a statement , Capitol Police said Griner was in "good condition in the hospital, having been shot in the ankle".


Scattered Showers, Storms Bring Cooler Weather After Heat Wave

Scattered Showers, Storms Bring Cooler Weather After Heat Wave

As high pressure continues to strengthen over the Southwest, daytime temperatures will rise into the middle one-teens this weekend, and then much hotter next week. Temperatures along the coast should be significantly lower because of the ocean's cooling influence. The high-pressure ridge will bring increased risk of heat-related illnesses for sensitive groups like the young or the elderly, and especially for anyone exposed to outdoor heat on a prolonged basis.


Donald Trump faces investigation for possible obstruction of justice

Donald Trump faces investigation for possible obstruction of justice

Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, against congressmen and Capitol Police in Alexandria, Virginia. The Washington Post , citing unnamed United States officials, reported on Wednesday the special counsel, Robert Mueller , overseeing a probe into the alleged Russian interference in the U.S.