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Trump Visits Wounded Congressman, Still In Critical Condition After Shooting

Trump Visits Wounded Congressman, Still In Critical Condition After Shooting Police chief of the suburban Alexandria County said though the suspect, identified as James T. Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old man from IL, was arrested, the motive had not been ascertained. "Just left hospital. Rep. Steve Scalise , one of the truly great people, is in very tough shape - but he is a real fighter". When the attack began Mr Scalise was practising for a charity baseball game with th... [Full Article...]

House back in session as lawmakers offer prayers for wounded

House back in session as lawmakers offer prayers for wounded Nanette Barragan of California, who plays on the Democratic baseball team and invited all to attend the congressional charity baseball game Thursday night at Nationals Park. "I don't often say this on this show, but I will be pulling for the GOP ". Two Capitol Police officers sustained relatively minor injuries, as did a congressional aide, and they have been released from hospitals. [Full Article...]

Tensions from US presidential race rile Southern Baptists

The denomination was formed in the 19th century in defense of slaveholders and has been trying to overcome its racist history. Predictably, this sad spectacle repeated itself at the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting, which ended Wednesday (June 14) in Phoenix. [Full Article...]

London high-rise fire death toll rises to 17

London high-rise fire death toll rises to 17 The London Fire Brigade said it received the first reports of the blaze at 12:54 a.m. and the first engines arrived within six minutes. The fire brigade said the fire was unprecedented in its scale and the speed of its spread. Community centers in London have been overwhelmed by the number of donations flooding in for those left homeless by a high-rise apartment building fire. [Full Article...]

Hospital says Scalise needs more operations

There were 217 Republicans who voted for a health care bill to replace President Barack Obama's plan, although the email did not explicitly refer to that bill. "Everyone on that field is a public servant", the president said. Senator Rand Paul, who was at the practice, spoke about the role Scalise's security detail played in protecting those present during the shooting. [Full Article...]

Congress seeks normalcy, heads back to work after shooting

Congress seeks normalcy, heads back to work after shooting The hospital where Scalise is recovering after being shot says the congressman remains in critical condition and will require several more operations. The team was taking batting practice when gunshots rang out and chaos erupted. He said that he and his GOP colleagues had felt hopeless as the gunfire continued and they saw Scalise alone and hit out on the field. [Full Article...]

Kamala Harris has the mic now, so everybody needs to sit down

Kamala Harris has the mic now, so everybody needs to sit down Harris was pressing Sessions to explain why he wouldn't answer certain questions. Rosenstein repeatedly refused to answer "yes or no", and when Harris pressed him that is when her fellow senators shut her up. "Look, I have my opinion on that". When he wasn't lying he said he could not recall. If the answer is left up to political contributors like Jeffrey Lord who referred to Harris as ... [Full Article...]

Florida Rep. Desantis describes scene before Congressional shooting

DeSantis said colleagues told him how fortunate he was to have left when he did. DeSantis said he was leaving baseball practice and headed with a colleague to his auto when they had a unusual encounter with another man. Two other House members from Florida, Reps. He said Scalise, 51, suffered "a hip wound". Democrats have experienced the same level of hatred as Republicans. [Full Article...]


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