Trump says Scalise "in some trouble" as House gavels back in

Trump says Scalise The wounded Capitol Police officers were identified as David Bailey, who was treated for a minor injury, and Crystal Griner, who was shot in the ankle. In 2006, he was arrested on a battery charge after allegedly punching a woman in the face, then striking her boyfriend in the head with the wooden stock of a 12-gauge shotgun before firing a round at the man, according to a sheriff's department rep... [Full Article...]

Ohio Democrats Unveil Their Own State Budget Proposal

Ohio Democrats Unveil Their Own State Budget Proposal Republicans say the prevailing wage, set by the state Labor Department based on employer surveys - and often driven by union wages - needlessly drives up the cost of taxpayer-funded construction projects. The Democrats' plan calls for suspending a tax cut that allows many small businesses to deduct income up to $250,000. "My question to the listeners on the radio is 'how many of you feel tha... [Full Article...]

Trump says Scalise condition 'difficult'

Trump says Scalise condition 'difficult' House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , R-La., and four others were wounded by a 66-year-old IL man who appears to have been a staunch critic of Trump and Republicans. When the members of the Republican team were announced at Nationals Park, mention of Scalise's name drew a standing ovation from the areas designated for Republican, Democrat and nonpartisan fans alike. [Full Article...]

Blimp crashes at US Open, with one person reported injured

Justin Maynard , a representative of the blimp company AirSign , told The Two-Way that the pilot had been transported to the hospital. "It was nice. Hadwin tied a U.S. Open record when he made six straight birdies, from the 18th hole through the fifth hole. "If I don't three-putt, I shoot even (par)". [Full Article...]

Trump denounces reports of widening Russian Federation probe

In one memo, Comey said Trump tried to direct him to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn . In a pivotal shift in the investigation that has riveted Americans like no other in decades, senior intelligence officials have agreed to be interviewed by investigators working for the special counsel, Robert Mueller , the Post said. [Full Article...]

Ruffer Llp Increases Holding in Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM)

Ruffer Llp Increases Holding in Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM) Univest Corp Of Pennsylvania owns 0.85% invested in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) for 22,278 shares. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 0.80% with $4.23 Billion sitting short, betting on future declines. [Full Article...]

Bernie Sanders Condemns Gunman Who 'Apparently' Volunteered on His Campaign

The shooter - identified as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson , an apparent supporter of former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders angry over President Donald Trump's election - later died of his injuries in a shootout with police. Bernie Sanders said the gunman had been among the many volunteers on his presidential campaign. The wife of a man who shot a US congressman and four others a... [Full Article...]

Kansas governor signs school funding bill; court review next

Kansas governor signs school funding bill; court review next The Governor can sign the bill, veto it or let it pass. Secretary of State Kris Kobach wants Brownback to veto the legislation. The issue remained bottled up until the wrap-up session, when the Brownback administration submitted a budget request for $12.5 million to secure the four state psychiatric hospitals. [Full Article...]

May Orders Inquiry Into London Tower Blaze as Death Toll Rises

The number of people missing is still unknown. Because parliament will not officially return until the Queen's Speech next Wednesday, members had to gather in Westminster Hall in order to quiz fire minister Nick Hurd and housing minister Alok Sharma on the Government's response to the devastating fire in Kensington, west London . [Full Article...]

Sanders condemns shooter who volunteered for his campaign, GOP blames Dems

Sanders condemns shooter who volunteered for his campaign, GOP blames Dems Authorities say it is too early to ascertain the gunman's motive, but the Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into Hodgkinson's anti-Trump social media rants. Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Ill . Republican congress members were holding their final practice before a scheduled charity baseball game in which they would face their Democratic colleagues. [Full Article...]

Mark Walker's emotional reaction to GOP baseball shooting

Mark Walker's emotional reaction to GOP baseball shooting A gunman opened fire at a Republican baseball practice early Wednesday morning, shooting several attendees. Scalise has previously played in the congressional game and in previous years wore a variety of Louisiana jerseys. The managers of the Democratic and Republican charity baseball teams said Thursday's game will go on as scheduled. Congressman Fortenberry says there will always be differ... [Full Article...]

Trump to Boost Aid to Palestinians Despite Ongoing Payments to Terrorists

The Trump administration remains committed to increasing USA taxpayer aid to the Palestinian government despite its ongoing policy of using a portion of these funds to provide monetary aid to terrorists who have carried out attacks on Israel, according to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , contradicting his earlier statements this week that the Palestinians had reversed its policy of paying ter... [Full Article...]

Mueller probe examining obstruction

So the language leaves open the possibility that Rosenstein , the deputy attorney general in charge of the Russian Federation probe until Mueller's appointment, could have launched the inquiry against Trump . Trump relies heavily in social media outlets, twitter in particular, to communicate directly with his followers across the country. The case for obstruction of justice isn't Comey versu... [Full Article...]

Top Republican shot and wounded along with his aides

Top Republican shot and wounded along with his aides WASHINGTON — A top Republican congressman, members of the U.S. Capitol Police, a congressional aide and a lobbyist were injured when a gunman opened fire at a baseball practice. My suggestion to our Louisiana delegation would be for them to propose that beginning next year the two teams would have to be composed of almost equal numbers of Republicans and Democrats in honor of Congressman S... [Full Article...]

Justice Department No. 2 assures Congress of special counsel independence

The Justice Department later acknowledged Sessions's contacts with Kislyak but said they were part of Sessions's job at the time as a senator. Under Justice Department regulations created to ensure a measure of independence for the special counsel, Rosenstein may only fire Mueller for "good cause". [Full Article...]

Cuomo nominates Paul Feinman to fill high court vacancy

Cuomo nominates Paul Feinman to fill high court vacancy In 1999, Feinman, then a Civil Court Judge, was admonished by the state Commission on Judicial Conduct for having a defendant sit handcuffed for almost two hours after his beeper went off in the courtroom. He was elected a New York City judge in 1996. Sen. Brad Hoylman, the only openly gay member of that chamber, called Feinman a "historic and inspired candidate". [Full Article...]

Congressional baseball game still set to go on

Mr Scalise was shot in the hip during the incident and dragged himself off the field leaving a trail of blood. The gunman responsible for the GOP congressional baseball practice shooting has died, President Donald Trump said Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Attack on lawmakers stirs memories of Giffords shooting

Attack on lawmakers stirs memories of Giffords shooting But the other thing that I was thinking about this morning when I heard the news was the impact on the families of those who were shot. He was one of 19 people shot as Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords held a meeting for constituents. Giffords was talking specifically about the imagery of political violence , which is different from, say, passionate advocacy . "Democrats, Republicans, everyon... [Full Article...]

Jury reviews Bill Cosby's deposition at sex-assault trial

Jury reviews Bill Cosby's deposition at sex-assault trial The judge sent them back to the jury room to keep talking and denied a defense motion for a mistrial. The members of the jury say they are deadlocked and "cannot come to a unanimous consensus on any of these counts". This was the only case to result in criminal charges against Cosby. Cosby's spokesman, Andrew Wyatt, read the statement from longtime Temple University official Marguerite Jacks... [Full Article...]

How Trump Brought This Obstruction Of Justice Investigation Upon Himself

The Senate Judiciary Committee is launching a wide-ranging probe into the circumstances behind the firing of former FBI Director James Comey , the media reported . And we know that there are subpoenas that have gone out that have requested financial records related to some of those associates. "Nice", the President said. [Full Article...]

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