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No Evidence of Collusion With Russia Found After 7 Months of Probes

The pair of tweets come one day after the Washington Post reported that Mueller's Russian Federation probe has been expanded to include potential crimes committed by the president. In the most famous presidential investigation, Watergate, Archibald Cox was appointed special prosecutor on May 18, 1973 - by June 5, Nixon was complaining about being attacked by Cox. Read More »

Gunman who shot US Congressman had a list of lawmakers to kill

Louis, compared the economic conditions of the time to those that preceded the Great Depression and excoriated Congress for not increasing the number of tax brackets and taking other tax reform measures. A 66-year-old progressive who volunteered on Vermont Sen. The former inspector's social media accounts showed passionate support for Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) and anger toward President Donald Trump and the Republican party in general. Read More »

Putin: New sanctions will 'complicate' Russia-US ties

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The Senate this week also added new sanctions punishing Russian Federation for meddling in the 2016 USA election, annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region and support for Syria's government in that country's six-year-long civil war. Lawmakers are taking action against Russian Federation in the absence of a forceful response from President Donald Trump. "What I wouldn't want to do is close the channels off", Tillerson said. Read More »

Security tightened ahead of Congressional Baseball Game after shooting

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Others shot were Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner , who was shot in the ankle; and Matt Mika, a Tyson Foods lobbyist, who is in intensive care at George Washington University Hospital after being shot in the chest. On Wednesday morning, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson opened fire on participants of the Republican baseball practice, injuring US Scalise and four other individuals. Read More »

Scalise Still in Critical Condition But Vitals are Stabilized

Law enforcement has tracked the path of the gunman who shot him at a suburban Virginia park during a practice for an annual Republicans-Democrats baseball game. Jennifer Scalise says in a statement that the family is "especially appreciative of the strong outpouring of love and support from our neighbors, friends, from Louisiana and across the country". Read More »

Crooked Hill Road is changed to Crooked Hillary Road

In fact, Trump referenced "Crooked H" in a tweet, of course, just yesterday. The Washington Post first reported the news on Wednesday evening. Clinton has previously said she handed over all of her work emails to investigators, totaling over 55,000 printed pages, according to the former secretary of state. Read More »

Robert Mueller Hires 13 Lawyers for Russia Investigation, Plans to Hire More

A short time later, Trump ramped up his criticism with a new tweet , calling the investigation a "witch hunt" and calling its leaders "bad and conflicted". In his latest tweet, the president seemed to confirm he is under investigation for possible obstruction of justice. "As the deputy attorney general has said numerous times, if there comes a point when he needs to recuse, he will", Justice Department spokesman Ian Prior said in a statement. Read More »

Dems, GOP meet on ballfield as they don't in Congress

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The wife of the Alexandria, Virginia, gunman says she's shocked about the attack and had no idea what her husband was planning. The shooter, identified as 66-year-old James T. And there's no evidence so far that they were purchased illegally. The FBI is still investigating the case and is looking through Hodgkinson's belongings, including his cellphone, computer and camera. Read More »

Baseball gunman had list of GOP lawmakers

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While Hodgkinson insisted that she was a "very practical, level-headed girl", she one day doused herself in gasoline, set herself alight and burned to death. And then one neighbor told us that he and his family kept to themselves. The FBI, ATF, U.S. Capitol Police and Alexandria Police said Thursday that said the shooter's weapons were a 9 mm handgun and a 7.62 caliber rifle, which he appears to have purchased legally. Read More »

Rep. Morgan Griffith was on list Alexandria shooter carried

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US Congressman Steve Scalise was shot in the hip and remains in a critical condition in hospital. What did she say? News that the gunman had a list of names on him at the time of the shooting suggests that it wasn't a random incident but instead was a premeditated attempt to kill the politicians. Read More »

A Day After Alexandria Shooting, More Questions, Few Answers

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The wife of the man accused of shooting at Republican Congressmen spoke out Thursday afternoon. That was a day before he sprayed rifle fire at Republican members of Congress as they practiced for a charity baseball game, wounding House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and four others before he was mortally wounded by police. Read More »

Scalise to remain in hospital 'for some time'

The game, which dates to 1909 and is a summertime tradition on Capitol Hill, is a rare example of bipartisanship in an increasingly polarized Washington . "That's the source of unity, and more than ever we must embrace it, so on this special night, I leave you with three great American words that for generations have torn down barriers, built bridges of unity, and defied those who have sought to pull us apart . Read More »

No proof on collusion with Russians, tweets Donald Trump

Even if Mueller's probe finds evidence Trump tried to obstruct justice, the Justice Department - which oversees the FBI and the special counsel investigation - is highly unlikely to indict a sitting president. Recent news reports have suggested Mr Trump sought all three officials' help in pressuring Mr Comey to drop his investigation into former national security adviser Mike Flynn. Read More »

Assassination List Found On James Hodgkinson's Body

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Sue spoke in front of her Belleville, Illinois home and expressed her shock at what happened. Sue Hodgkinson also told reporters she knew nothing about her husband buying weapons before leaving on the extended trip, which the widow claims she did not find particularly odd. Read More »

Rosenstein knew Comey would be fired

He added later: "As long as I'm in this position, he's not going to be fired without good cause", which he said he would have to put in writing. So that would leave such a decision to Rosenstein, who just appointed Mueller on May 17 to oversee the federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Read More »

Senate backs measure limiting president's power to lift sanctions

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For one, new sanctions would be imposed on those linked to "malicious cyber activity" or Russian intelligence or defense services and even for allocating weapons to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government. The Senate passed the bill, which also includes additional sanctions on Iran , by an overwhelming 98-2 vote with Sens. According to Reuters , senior aides said that they expect that some of the sanctions package will eventually pass, but they expect the measure to be changed in ... Read More »

Trump, via angry tweets, confirms he's under investigation

Quoting officials, the newspaper said one event of interest to Mr Mueller is an exchange on March 22, when Mr Coats told associates that Mr Trump had asked him to intervene with Mr Comey to get him to back off the focus on Mr Trump's former national security advisor Mike Flynn as part of the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of the Russian Federation affair. Read More »

'Americans Should Be Skeptical': Deputy AG Rosenstein Releases Statement on 'Anonymous Allegations'

The new tweets are the latest in a week of angry social media responses from the president over a report by the Washington Post that Mr Mueller was looking into whether Mr Trump obstructed justice. Bush . For months on end, the Albuquerque Journal/Associated Press have pushed the narrative that people associated with the Trump campaign were being investigated for colluding with the Russians. Read More »

Handgun and rifle used by congressional baseball practice shooter were legally purchased

MedSTAR hospital has not issued an update on Scalise's condition last night when they said he was in critical but stable condition. DAVIS: There was a question yesterday of whether the game should go on tonight considering the events of the shooting , but members were unanimous that they believe that the game should go on, and that's exactly what Scalise would want to happen. Read More »

Trump tweet appears to confirm he's under investigation

The White House initially cited Rosenstein's memo as justification for Comey's termination, though the memo did not explicitly call for Comey to be fired . The Washington Post reported Wednesday that Mueller's investigation had extended to include whether Trump committed obstruction of justice after Comey testified that the president had asked him to drop an investigation into Michael Flynn , his former national security adviser. Read More »

Majors a minor-ity after two rounds at 2017 US Open

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Englishmen Paul Casey and Tommy Fleetwood and Americans Brian Harman and Brooks Koepka are sitting at seven-under, a shot ahead of Fowler, also of the U.S., who had a one-over-par and is tied with compatriots J.B. The Northern Irishman then won the Open Championship and US PGA in 2014, meaning he needs only to win the Masters to become the sixth player to complete a career grand slam. Read More »

Donald Trump says no one has any proof on Russian Federation

Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein submitted a widely circulated memo to the president last month raising concerns over Mr Comey's performance, but Mr Trump later said he had already made the decision to fire Mr Comey. Like many Trump tweets , it can be read both ways. In another tweet , Mr Trump said: "After 7 months of investigations & committee hearings about my 'collusion with the Russians, ' nobody has been able to show any proof". Read More »

Trump cries witch hunt amid Russian Federation probe

Following the June 8 testimony of former FBI Director James Comey , questions have begun swirling over whether Robert Mueller , the special counsel assigned to the Russian Federation investigation, faces a conflict of interest due to his long-time relations with Comey . Read More »

CNN Files Federal Lawsuit Asking for Comey Memos

Mueller. Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8 he believed Trump had directed him in February to drop an FBI probe into former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, that was part of the broader Russian Federation investigation. Read More »