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U.S. attorney general next in scandal's spotlight

U.S. attorney general next in scandal's spotlight

Sessions' role in the ongoing probe into Trump campaign's alleged communications with Russian Federation has come under increased scrutiny since the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey this...

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Feinstein: I Believe Comey Over Trump

I disagreed with him on the emails. Differing opinions arose as to whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice after he fired the head of the agency investigating ties between Russian Federa...

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WaPo: Special Counsel Investigating Whether Trump Tried To Obstruct Justice

Sessions became visibly angry when asked about former FBI Director James Comey's testimony last week that aspects of the attorney general's recusal were problematic. Sessions testified that th...

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Trump visits hospital treating wounded lawmaker

But members' response to the shooting came down to one goal: unity. The family said, "we continue to be in disbelief that he would be part of this heinous attack". Mo Brooks said. Brooks estimated ...

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Republican senator shot by 'Bernie Sanders volunteer'

Republican senator shot by 'Bernie Sanders volunteer'

Gomez said, speculating such change could render Hodgkinson "personally angry at Republicans or Democrats or maybe Congress in general, and wanting to seek revenge for perceived slights, perceiv...

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Sanders On Report Gunman Volunteered For His Campaign: 'I Am Sickened'

How Hodgkinson knew about the assembly of Republican lawmakers is unknown. "I saw this after 9/11 and it didn't last as long as it should have", the NY congressman said, adding that he encourage...

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How the congressional shooting unfolded

Here's how witnesses - from members of Congress to a passerby - describe the attack, in conversations with Morning Edition and with NPR's Jessica Taylor, who spent the day reporting from the scene o...

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London Mayor Suggests Trump Shouldn't Get State Visit After Unfounded Twitter Attacks

London Mayor Suggests Trump Shouldn't Get State Visit After Unfounded Twitter Attacks

You stand with them in times of adversity but you call them out when they are wrong. Donald Trump Jr, who along with brother Eric is running the Trump business while his father is president, told ...

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Putin says United States election hackers could have been from anywhere

In an interview to be aired today evening by NBC , Putin minimized his contact with Flynn, who was sacked by US President Donald Trump in February after offering misleading descriptions of conv...

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House GOP makes budget offer in Louisiana special session

The special session must wrap up by June 19. "I'm still very disappointed we failed to do what I consider to be part of my job", said Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, who has served in the ...

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Shooter of Republican lawmakers a fan of leftist Sanders

The suspect in the shooting of a Congressman in Virginia is identified as IL man named James T. Hodgkinson . More recently, on Monday, he was busy on Facebook , sharing four separate memes and...

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Belleville Gunman Who Shot Top GOP Congressman Had History of Arrests

But he was also "rough around the edges", according to an acquaintance, and local media reported he had a number of run-ins with local police, including for assaulting friends of his daughter in an ...

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What's next for Trump nemesis James Comey?

Comey merely testified that the FBI investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign did not extend to Trump himself during the time Comey was leading the FBI...

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Wounded Congressman Scalise needs several more surgeries, hospital says

Wounded Congressman Scalise needs several more surgeries, hospital says

The Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer's staff delivered pizza to Scalise's office in the late afternoon. Ohio Rep. Brad Wenstrup, an army veteran, later told an aide the shooting was "like being in Iraq...

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No sign of new gun control push in US Congress after shootings

No sign of new gun control push in US Congress after shootings

Democratic Representative Tim Ryan, who described himself as a strong supporter of gun rights, told reporters that "does not mean we should not have universal background checks" to gauge gun buyers' m...

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Trump Declines To Lead America After Republican Baseball Practice Shooting

Two weeks ago, the Capitol police dispatched two officers to the Houston district of Rep. Al Green, D-Texas. "He is in stable condition", the statement said. It appears that that person he is refere...

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Collins: Comey may have 'misinterpreted' Trump over firing

KARL: So, he said those things under oath. Interestingly enough, on February 2, 2016, the Federal Bureau of Investigation indeed "acknowledged generally that it [was] working on matters related to...

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Ireland's Unionists Say Talks With UK Gov't Going Well, Hope for Success

Ken Clarke, who is Father of the House as the longest serving MP in the Parliament, told the Today programme on Wednesday morning that "you can not carry out this negotiation on the basis that every a...

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Five key takeaways from Jeff Sessions' testimony

Later during his testimony, Sessions said the committee should be focused on Russian cyber attacks and election interference, but claimed he had never been briefed on Russia's election hacking...

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The show will go on for tomorrow's Congressional Baseball Game

The show will go on for tomorrow's Congressional Baseball Game

And Steve Scalise went down - and dragged himself off of the infield into the outfield, about 10 or 15 yards, and was laying motionless out there. Scalise is undergoing surgery at a Washington, ...

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'Sickened by despicable act': Sanders condemns supporter's shooting of GOP congressman

'Sickened by despicable act': Sanders condemns supporter's shooting of GOP congressman

One of the pages has a banner picture of Bernie Sanders and the other one contains anti-Trump rants. The focus of the FBI investigation is what motivated Hodgkinson, 66, to open fire during a Repu...

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United States troops near jihadist-besieged Philippines city 'not fighting militants'

At the high-water point of Joint Special Operations Task Force-Philippines in 2010, about 600 special operators were working out of Camp Navarro, a high-walled base in Zamboanga, the island's second l...

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Oklahoma lawmakers react to shooting at GOP baseball practice in Virginia

President Trump says the shooter has since died from his injuries. In a country where there are nearly as many guns as people , gun ownership is fiercely defended by firearms industry lobbyists ...

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Counter terrorism police have arrested a man at Sydney airport

Counter terrorism police have arrested a man at Sydney airport

Moudasser Taleb, from Panania, was arrested by NSW Police on Thursday morning. A photo shows two plainclothes officers leading the man, dressed in tracksuit trousers and a beanie, along the airport'...

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Sanders Condemns Shooter Who Volunteered on Campaign

He is believed by investigators to have been a person "of strong views", the United States official said, without elaborating. Hodgkinson's alleged social media profile indicated that he was an av...

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Sessions denies undisclosed meeting with Russian envoy

Mueller, the special counsel appointed to oversee the FBI's Russian Federation investigation by DOJ Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein after Trump canned Comey, has widened the probe to look at ...

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Washington Wants Qatar to Respond to Neighbors' Concerns - Tillerson

Washington Wants Qatar to Respond to Neighbors' Concerns - Tillerson

In an apparent escalation of the crisis, staff at Al Jazeera , Qatar's influential satellite television news channel which often infuriates the rulers of the Arab world, said its computer systems h...

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'It Could Have Been Me.' Congressman Missed the Virginia Shooting by Minutes

'It Could Have Been Me.' Congressman Missed the Virginia Shooting by Minutes

One Republican congressman says he's going to start carrying a gun in public after a gunman opened fire on a baseball practice, injuring Rep. Steve Scalise and several others. They shot the shooter....

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Romania's ruling party to decide on premier's fate

Romania's ruling party to decide on premier's fate

Grindeanu, a Social Democrat, has been under pressure to reshuffle his team, with some senior politicians from both the PSD and ALDE accusing his cabinet of poor performance and failing to uphold the ...

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Sessions Calls Collusion Speculation 'Detestable,' Professes 'Confidence' in Mueller

Sessions Calls Collusion Speculation 'Detestable,' Professes 'Confidence' in Mueller

Addressing allegations that he had unreported meetings with Russian officials while he advised the Trump campaign, Sessions said he had already acknowledged two encounters a year ago with Amba...

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Ivanka Trump Calls for National Unity After Virginia Shooting

Flores said the mood in Washington was sober Wednesday, and there was a clear showing of unity between both sides of the aisle. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), who is also on the Democratic Congressi...

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Game on: Tragedy won't stop annual baseball game

Game on: Tragedy won't stop annual baseball game

Witnesses said the five-term House representative was hit in the mid-section and rushed into surgery at the MedStar Hospital Center in northwest Washington . "You've got to be kidding me", Orear ...

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Bernie Sanders on Report That Shooter Volunteered for His Campaign: "I'm Sickened".

According to national reports , a man with a rifle opened fire on members of the Republican congressional baseball team as it practiced early Wednesday morning. Evanko added: "Had I not gotten the c...

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Sinn Féin protests to Theresa May over Tory-DUP link

Mrs May was attempting to thrash out a pact with Mrs Foster at a meeting in Downing Street to prevent the collapse of her administration. Speaking earlier on Tuesday, DUP leader Arlene Foster told...

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Mueller investigating Trump for obstruction of justice

Questions about President Trump's potentially illegal conduct have only increased following Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee last week . Trump surrogates like former House...

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Bernie Sanders 'sickened' by congressional shooter, who allegedly was campaign volunteer

Conservatives immediately seized on Hodgkinson's support for Sanders, with commentator Ann Coulter, a frequent voice on conservative cable news and talk radio, describing the gunman as "some nut Bern...

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Donald Trump being probed for possible obstruction of justice

Unfortunately for Trump, that seems to have changed shortly after he treated Comey to his signature catchphrase: Anonymous officials are telling the Washington Post that special counsel Robert Muel...

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This physician-representative treated House Majority Whip on the scene of shooting

This physician-representative treated House Majority Whip on the scene of shooting

Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., opened fire just after 7 a.m.at the baseball field in the Washington, D.C. suburb, where Republicans were practicing for an annual charity event - the Congressional Bas...

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Yo Senators, Quit Being So Mean to Jeff Sessions

It's just, like, through the looking-glass. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein now heads up the probe. JEFF SESSIONS: It appears so. He also said it would be inappropriate for him to get inv...

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Donald Trump decries shooting of top Congressman, calls for unity

Rep. Roger Williams of Texas was at the GOP baseball practice Wednesday when the shooting started. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) told reporters, still in his baseball practice shirt. "We insisted that he (...

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