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Congressional baseball players to wear LSU gear in Scalise's honor

Before Trump's remarks from the White House , the U.S. authorities said the gunman had been identified as 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson from Illinois, Xinhua news agency reported. Louis shortly after 11:30 a.m. His social media presence indicated the 66-year-old was strongly opposed to Republicans, including President Donald Trump , and had supported Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders .


Trump Is Under Investigation For Obstruction of Justice

Trump Is Under Investigation For Obstruction of Justice

The official was responding to this comment from Ruddy, a longtime Trump confidant, to " PBS NewsHour " host Judy Woodruff: "I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel". Coats, who said last week that he would be willing to discuss such matters in a closed setting, is set to speak with members of the committee in a closed session on Thursday, according to NBC news.


EU, UK Citizens' Status First on Brexit Talks Agenda: Brexit Secretary

EU, UK Citizens' Status First on Brexit Talks Agenda: Brexit Secretary

Speaking to the Parliament in Strasbourg, he made clear he believes the rebate negotiated by Margaret Thatcher in 1984 and worth up to £5 billion a year to the United Kingdom, along with opt-outs in areas like open borders, monetary union and justice, could be up for grabs if Britain decides to stay.


Unnamed Sources: Trump Now Being Investigated for Obstruction

Unnamed Sources: Trump Now Being Investigated for Obstruction

Mueller was appointed by the Justice Department to helm the investigation after Trump abruptly fired Comey - who was the one previously leading the Russian Federation probe - in early May. Because Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from the Russian Federation probe, the responsibility would fall to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who Trump could order to fire Mueller.


Capitol police hailed as heroes in Virginia shooting

Capitol police hailed as heroes in Virginia shooting

Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks, who was tending to a wounded aide. said the officers were "90 to 120 feet away", which favored a rifleman over the officers armed with handguns. Scalise, who is a member of the House Republican leadership as the majority whip, appeared to have been shot in the hip and it appeared two Capitol Hill police agents were shot, Brooks added.