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Terry McAuliffe: 'We Lose 93 Million Americans a Day to Gun Violence'


His actions weren't really an attack on Congress; they were an attack on Republicans. "I have long advocated - and this is not what today is about - but there are too many guns on the street", McAuliffe said at a media briefing with law enforcement not far from Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria's Del Ray neighborhood. Read More »

Judge orders deadlocked Cosby jury to keep deliberating


The day before, O'Neill read to the jury the instructions for a hung jury. A few minutes into their fifth day of deliberations , the jury in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case Friday morning told the judge it remains deadlocked and asked him to define "reasonable doubt". Read More »

Donald Trump blasts 'coward' James Comey

Asked by Senate Intelligence Committee chair Richard Burr, R-Va., if the special counsel's office reviewed or edited his testimony, Comey replied, "no". In the nation's capital, and dozens of other cities across the US, supporters of LGBT rights mobilized for marches and rallies Sunday, celebrating their gains but angered over threats to those advances. Read More »

Congressional Charity Baseball Game Final


Barton, a Republican from Texas and the team's manager, joked that his players "wouldn't be this nice next year". And I have a feeling that Steve has made a great sacrifice, but there could be some unity being brought to our country. Trump could not attend because there wasn't enough time for the Secret Service to organize security, according to the White House, but his daughter Ivanka Trump was in attendance, as were some members of the Trump administration. Read More »

Trump Cheers on Congressional Baseball Game Following Shooting


The game went ahead as scheduled Thursday, in an emotional display of bipartisan unity. Lawmakers, including many of those who were at the practice, praised the decision. The doctor said Scalise has been sedated although the dosage has been turned down to allow him to respond to family members. The announcer's mention of Scalise, the House majority whip who was critically wounded in the attack Wednesday, brought the masses to their feet. Read More »

How gunman planned to kill US lawmakers


The FBI said in a joint statement with other law enforcement agencies Friday that it is continuing to process evidence in an effort to determine a motive in the shooting. Duncan said he told him it was a Republican ball practice, and Hodgkinson started to shoot them. 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 »

Congressman Scalise's condition improves after another surgery


Sava earlier said the Louisiana congressman had been at "imminent risk of death" when he was first brought into the hospital on Wednesday, and he received many units of transfused blood. Scalise was wounded when a gunman opened fire at a GOP lawmaker baseball practice Wednesday morning. The shooter was an IL man, James Hodgkinson, who had lashed out against President Donald Trump and Republicans over social media. Read More »

Senate Sets Timeline to Take up Repeal and Replace Legislation on ACA

President Donald Trump, before meeting with House and Senate Republican leaders at the White House, said insurance carriers were fleeing the public exchanges created under the ACA. And essentially every Hill Republican was elected on a promise to repeal and replace ObamaCare. Conservatives, on the other hand, have been clear they would like for states to opt in to core Obamacare regulations rather than opt out of them like the House health care bill suggested. Read More »

Some Trump business ventures on an upswing

The White House said in a statement that " President Trump welcomed the opportunity to voluntarily file his personal financial disclosure form", adding that the form was "certified by the Office of Government Ethics pursuant to its normal procedures". Read More »

US Navy: bodies of missing sailors found inside damaged destroyer USS Fitzgerald

One sailor was being airlifted to hospital but it was not known if any other members of the crew of were injured, the United States navy said on Friday. "Thank you to our Japanese allies for their assistance", U.S. President Donald Trump said in a Twitter post on Saturday. Japan's Coast Guard and JMSDF surged to the scene, along with the US destroyer Dewey. Read More »

There's been at least 1 mass shooting every month this year


With no common ideology or goal uniting the perpetrators of such horrific violence, how can we identify those likely to perpetrate mass shootings and prevent them from doing so? Aides to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, whose panel would have jurisdiction, were asked if Wednesday's shootings showed the need for legislation. Read More »

We could learn from Labour, says Tory MP Glyn Davies

I think Jeremy needs to think a bit more about that straight, honest politics that he started his campaign with. "Partly it's because they have changed their opinion". "None has even publicly pointed out that the referendum gave Prime Minister Theresa May no mandate to rule out membership of the European single market and customs union after Britain leaves the EU". Read More »

Trump confirms on Twitter he is being investigated

Also unclear was whether the president's comment confirming he was under investigation was based on direct knowledge or media reports that Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing Comey last month. As a candidate, Trump repeatedly suggested that Clinton should be jailed for her behavior but backed off his harsh rhetoric once he won the election. Read More »

Newsmax's Christopher Ruddy on Mueller: 'This Is An Illegitimate Special Counsel'

Perhaps the biggest flip-flop among high-profile Trump supporters came from former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who changed justifications multiple times for his new opposition to Mueller. Earlier this month, Rosenstein told The Associated Press that "if anything that I did winds up being relevant to his investigation then, as Director Mueller and I discussed, if there's a need from me to recuse, I will". Read More »

White House defends Trump over lawsuit on violation of anti-corruption rules

The Justice Department said Friday that those plaintiffs did not suffer in any way and had no standing to sue, and that it was unconstitutional to sue the president in his official capacity. "Although he formed a trust to hold his business assets, he may obtain distributions from his trust at any time", it said. Some Democratic members of Congress have also warned they plan to file suit . Read More »

What happens if Donald Trump fires Robert Mueller?

Mr Trump is an avid user of Twitter, with more than 32 million followers on his personal account and over 18 million on the official presidential account. USA intelligence agencies concluded in a report issued in January that Russian Federation interfered in the presidential race to try to help Trump win, in part by hacking and releasing emails damaging to Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton . Read More »

Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1


Clyburn charged that Trump "is allowed to hide behind political correctness to say all kinds of things about people, and I'm a little bit sick and exhausted of people saying anything they want to say about anyone they want to say it about". Read More »

Duncan's name on list found on shooter's body


Scalise can hope to make an "excellent recovery", his trauma surgeon told the Associated Press on Friday. But Slater said authorities were still working to determine a motive and had "no indication" Hodgkinson knew about the ball practice ahead of time. Read More »

Now Trump Is Going After Rod Rosenstein For Russia 'Witch Hunt'

The investigation of course is being run by Robert Mueller , a former FBI director under Presidents Bush and Obama who was appointed last month by current Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . No one but Mueller and his team know how the Russian Federation investigations will move forward, but one thing's for sure - it's going to take time, probably years. Read More »