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Senate GOP's Obamacare replacement bill is 'very liberal'

Senate GOP's Obamacare replacement bill is 'very liberal'

Cruz entertained reporters Tuesday with a long explanation about why he supports privatization of the Federal Aviation Administration and then, once a reporter asked about health care , walked away. Doing nothing is not an option. "We're going to have a vote one way or the other", he said. "This has been billed 'Infrastructure Week" by the White House, as officials try to drum up interest and support in the President's plans for new roads and bridges.


Shot US congressman still 'critical' but improving - doctor

Shot US congressman still 'critical' but improving - doctor

The surgeon said there were hundreds of bullet fragments in Mr Scalise's body, but "we have no intention to try and remove all the bullet fragments at this point". Information has emerged that the gunman who opened fire on congressmen at a Virginia baseball field on Wednesday had a list of Republican lawmakers names in his pocket at the time of the incident.


Shooter went to Republican baseball practice with list of names

Shooter went to Republican baseball practice with list of names

A list found on the body of James Hodgkinson, the suspect in Wednesday's shooting at an Alexandria, Va., baseball field, revealed the names of three Republican lawmakers, the Washington Examiner reported Friday . Kevin Yoder (R) Kansas told CNN in an interview after the game. HANSI LO WANG, BYLINE: Well, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has now confirmed that the shooter used a 9-millimeter handgun and a 7.62-caliber rifle.


Over 60 dead as forest fires sweep through Portugal

Over 60 dead as forest fires sweep through Portugal

Emergency service workers were battling 156 fires across the country on Sunday, Prime Minister Costa said, adding that most of the victims had died in just one of them. In addition, Spain has also sent aircraft on a bilateral basis. Pope Francis has led thousands of people in a moment of silent prayer for the victims of the Portugal fire.


James Hodgkinson launched into Trump tirade before shooting

James Hodgkinson launched into Trump tirade before shooting

The wife of James Hodgkinson , the man accused of opening fire on a Congressional baseball practice Wednesday morning, spoke to reporters for the first time since the shooting on Thursday. DeSantis said as he walked to his vehicle, a man asked him if it was Republicans or Democrats practising. "It's Time to Destroy Trump & Co.", Hodgkinson wrote in a March 22 post .