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Did Sessions and Trump conspire to obstruct justice?

Did Sessions and Trump conspire to obstruct justice?

Committee chairman Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) told Sessions that the hearing was an "opportunity to separate fact from fiction" and "set the record straight on a number of allegations reported ...

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PresidentTrump makes hospital visit after congressional baseball shooting

While police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation said it was too early to determine whether it was a deliberate political attack, the shooting intensified concerns about the bitter rhetoric in...

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Sen. Rand Paul recounts harrowing moments during Virginia shooting

Sen. Rand Paul recounts harrowing moments during Virginia shooting

Scalise , the House GOP whip along with a staffer, a lobbyist and two Capital Police officers, were shot at the team practice. Tennessee Congressman Chuck Fleischmann and others sprinted to ...

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Rory McIlroy not happy as heavy rough is reduced for US Open

Johnson, however, who missed the Masters in April after a freak accident where he slipped on steps and hurt his back on the eve of the tournament, was adamant the length of Erin Hills would suit his...

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Trump, first lady make surprise visit to hospital where Scalise being treated

JOE MOSKOVITZ: We saw a large number of police, fire trucks, ambulances, unfortunately two people being loaded on gurneys into those ambulances. Gabrielle Giffords, the former Arizona lawmaker shot ...

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Virginia Governor Calls For Stricter Gun Controls After Shooting

Virginia Governor Calls For Stricter Gun Controls After Shooting

Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-Sc., and Rep. Ron Desantis, R-Fl., were getting into Duncan's auto when the man asked them about the political affiliation. The #RunWithAlexandria event will be held Wednesday ...

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Wanda Durant, Kevin Durant's mother, opens up about sacrifice

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James also took exception to the superteam moniker. Then there's Love, who went just 2 of 8 in Game 5 and had 1-of-9 and 4-of-13 shooting performances earl...

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Kathy Griffin to hold press conference to address 'bullying' from Trump Family

Kathy Griffin to hold press conference to address 'bullying' from Trump Family

You guys know him, he's never gonna stop. "I went too far ", she said in a video posted to Instagram late Tuesday. It's in your face. I have had everybody turn on me, and I just wanna make people l...

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Authorities searching Virginia shooter's home as investigation continues

The shooter, who was shot by Capitol police and later died, has been identified as 66-year-old home inspector James T Hodgkinson from IL. Once the gunfire ends, a group of people gather around t...

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What we know about the Congressional baseball victims

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said in a floor speech Wednesday afternoon that he learned that Hodgkinson had volunteered for his progressive campaign for president, which focused on economic equality an...

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National Spelling Bee champ clinches title with 'marocain'

National Spelling Bee champ clinches title with 'marocain'

Naysa Modi , 11, from Monroe, La., waits to spell during the finals of the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Md ., Thursday, June 1, 2017. This year, the been introduced a written "t...

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Gunman kills three, self at San Francisco UPS facility

Gunman kills three, self at San Francisco UPS facility

Lam targeted three fellow UPS drivers, Mr Cilia said. Two other people were shot and survived, he said. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the investigation is ongoing. Three peo...

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Sessions: Nothing Improper About 2016 Meetings With Russian Ambassador

Sessions declared: "Let me state this clearly: I have never met with or had any conversations with Russians or any foreign officials concerning any interference with any campaign or election". He sai...

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Sen. Kamala Harris destroys Attorney General Jeff Sessions during hearing

Comey needed to put Trump in his place then and there - and let the chips, namely his job security, fall where they may. They wanted answers about his involvement in and knowledge of Mr. "I do...

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Congressional Baseball Teams to Wear LSU Gear to Honor Scalise

Scalise spokesman Chris Bond said he would be checking with the hospital throughout the day for updates on the condition of the congressman and the other wounded people. Multiple people were injured...

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Hot and Humid with Scattered Storms Wednesday

Hot and Humid with Scattered Storms Wednesday

Small hail is also possible. If these develop, they could become strong or severe with strong wind gusts or large hail. Tonight we'll continue the risk for storms with uncertainty on how much rede...

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Sanders condemns 'despicable' shooting after reports that suspect volunteered for his campaign

Sanders condemns 'despicable' shooting after reports that suspect volunteered for his campaign

The shooter - identified as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson , an apparent supporter of former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders - later died of his injuries, President Donald Trump announced. "I...

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Fire chief fatally struck by vehicle along I-94 in MI

Fire chief fatally struck by vehicle along I-94 in MI

When they arrived, firefighters say no one was in the vehicle and no one had been reported hurt. Edward Switalski, 55, was on foot among fire personnel and Kalamazoo County Sheriff's deputies as the...

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Who was James T. Hodgkinson?

Who was James T. Hodgkinson?

Witness video captured the sound of shots exchanged between Hodgkinson and U.S. Capitol Police officers providing security at the park. Hours later, Democratic Sen. The FBI said the IL husband and un...

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Illinois Man, 66, Identified as Suspect in Virginia Shooting

Illinois Man, 66, Identified as Suspect in Virginia Shooting

He allegedly asked people there, "Are these the Republicans or the Democrats?" The gunman had a rifle and "a lot of ammo", said Sen. Then officers gunned him down. Hodgkinson's Facebook postings por...

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Sen. Collins: Comey's Memos Are 'Not His Private Papers'

Trump was initially uncharacteristically reserved about about Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, only breaking his silence on the matter on Twitter Friday morning. And for o...

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Defense to present its case in Ohio police shooting retrial

Defense to present its case in Ohio police shooting retrial

Grant Fredericks, a video analysis expert, discusses footage from former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing's body camera during testimony in Tensing's retrial Tuesday, June 13, 2017,...

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Baseball Drill Becomes an Assault on Republicans

Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Alpine, hasn't tweeted anything since January 10. "That's the wrong way to approach this". "Without the Capitol Hill police it would have been a massacre". Capitol Police said ...

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Congressional charity game to go on as planned

In a national address, Trump appealed for unity following the morning assault in the Washington suburb of Alexandria, Virginia. "We are strongest when we are unified and when we work together for ...

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Trump Under Investigation for Possible Obstruction of Justice, Report Says

In the Washington Post's report, Mueller sees the clash of claims between Trump and Comey as more than a he said, he said. Furthering that focus, the Post now reports: "Investigators have also...

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Bernie Sanders Responds After Learning Virginia Shooter Volunteered On His Presidential Campaign

Bernie Sanders Responds After Learning Virginia Shooter Volunteered On His Presidential Campaign

Steve Scalise and several others. Rep. Ron DeSantis told reporters that before the shooting, a man approached him in the baseball field's parking lot to ask if the men on the field were Republica...

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Trump heads to Ohio to talk infrastructure amid Comey crisis

Trump heads to Ohio to talk infrastructure amid Comey crisis

In a tweet early Wednesday, Trump also announced Christopher Wray as his pick to succeed Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director. Trump also touted his recent foreign trip, including a s...

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Tyson Foods lobbyist among wounded in baseball attack

Tyson Foods lobbyist among wounded in baseball attack

Barry Loudermilk, R-.Ga., tells CNN. He is now a lobbyist with Tyson Foods , CNN reports . Mika and Scalise were reported to be in critical condition. He also spent three years with the U.S. Fish...

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Kasowitz To File Complaint Against Comey On Trump Memos

Kasowitz To File Complaint Against Comey On Trump Memos

Yesterday, Mr Comey said , "Lordy, I hope there are tapes" and "Release all the tapes - I'm good with it". KARL: And did you ask you to pledge loyalty? There's no, 'Hey, I'm hoping.' You and ...

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GOP baseball shooting: Scalise still in critical condition; Trump visits

The shooting happened shortly after 7AM. They were accompanied by the White House physician Ronny Jackson. It was unclear whether the email writer was referring to that vote. The atmosphere was unusua...

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4 dead in San Francisco UPS shooting

4 dead in San Francisco UPS shooting

The San Francisco bloodshed came three years after a UPS employee shot and killed two of his supervisors before turning the gun on himself at a UPS distribution center in Birmingham, Alabama. Co-wor...

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Finals MVP Kevin Durant exits car to properly celebrate with fans

And as great as the Warriors are, you look back on this series and think that they all should be on their way back to Cleveland for Game 6. "But tonight was a little different, just based on t...

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White House: Trump will not fire special investigator... but he could

He said Sessions had a right to either answer, ask for a private hearing, or invoke executive privilege. I have never met with or had any conversation with any Russians or any foreign officials concer...

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Congressman Among Those Shot At Virginia Baseball Field

As the third-ranking Republican in the House, Mr. Scalise has a protective security detail, which responded to the shooting, saving the lives of dozens of lawmakers and staffers who were gathered fo...

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House Republicans brace for potential 2018 midterm losses

The school funding reform legislation takes elements from both Barickman's Senate Bill 1124 and Senate Bill 1, which was passed by Democrats in the spring. Republicans say Democratic efforts fall sho...

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The Moment The GOP Shooter Opened Fire

The Moment The GOP Shooter Opened Fire

The shooting continues for several minutes, with some pauses in between the gunfire. "This is a unsafe world and we know the rhetoric on both sides has gotten to levels I think raise real concern", ...

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GOP Baseball Shooter Was Bernie Sanders 2016 Campaign Volunteer

GOP Baseball Shooter Was Bernie Sanders 2016 Campaign Volunteer

Sanders said he was "sickened" by the attack. "He was a working man", said Matthew Jett, who works at the Main St. Cafe in Belleville , where Hodgkinson was a regular. His brother Michael Hodgkinson...

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DC shooter campaigned in the Quad-Cities for Sanders

DC shooter campaigned in the Quad-Cities for Sanders

Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from IL who had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called "Terminate the Republican Party". "By all accou...

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President and first lady visit Rep

President and first lady visit Rep

Capitol Police , first responders, and colleagues, ' they explained". Four people were hit with gunfire including house majority whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana , who was shot in the hip playin...

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Sanders 'sickened,' shooter possibly linked to campaign

Sanders 'sickened,' shooter possibly linked to campaign

The senator spoke hours after a man identified as James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois , opened fire on Republican lawmakers, aides and others practicing baseball in suburban Alexandria ,...

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