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On Twitter, Trump decries obstruction probe related to "phony" Russian Federation story

Trump demonstrated Friday morning that the Russian Federation probe continues to consume his attention, tweeting a stream of messages decrying the controversy. ...


GOP shooting: Scalise improving from brink of death

Sava says Scalise has responded to family members while he's still under sedation. His family said they appreciate the support they've received from lawmakers...


Possible Assassination List of GOP Lawmakers Found on Scalise Shooter's Body

In the evenings, Hodgkinson became a bit of a regular at the Pork Barrel BBQ restaurant just a few blocks from the ballfield where he opened fire . His socia...


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

The measure also would prevent President Donald Trump from unilaterally easing existing sanctions imposed since 2014 over Moscow's annexation of Crimea and ...


United States lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

The majority whip was struck by a single rifle shot to the left hip, according to MedStar Washington Hospital Center, where he is being treated. The shoot...


Baseball gunman had list of GOP lawmakers

Hodgkinson . U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) talks to reporters after a gunman opened fire on Republican members of Congress during a baseball practice near ...


Congressional Baseball Gunman Had List of GOP Lawmakers' Names

Authorities believe the 66-year-old had been living out of a van in northern Virginia since March after leaving his southern IL home. Bernie Sanders, who past y...


Virginia shooting suspect's wife addresses media

As majority whip, Scalise is the third highest ranking congressman in the House of Representatives. Scalise remained in critical condition Thursday afternoo...


US Senate passes new Russia sanctions

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson criticized the new sanctions while testifying before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday, questioning how...


Verify: Understanding the Russian Federation investigation

The Democratic National Committee called on Mr Rosenstein to recuse himself from the Russian Federation matter, but it said authority over the investig...


Trump blasts obstruction of justice probe reports as 'phony'

Trump lashed out on Twitter seeming to say that the obstruction of justice and Russian Federation investigation was "the single greatest WITCH HUNT in America...


The game goes on after shooting at GOP practice

That includes - when the bullet entered, it traveled across his pelvis. On Wednesday night, Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, visited Scalise ...


Trump tweet appears to confirm he's under investigation

Trump's 9:07 a.m. tweet appeared to be principally directed at Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , the number-two official at the Justice Department wh...


Trump announces he's being investigated

Rosenstein, 52, has said little publicly, but a cryptic statement he released late Thursday captured some of the strain and frustration he is probably feeling...


Everything President Trump has said about Comey's testimony, ranked

In the latest "not-normal" episode of his embattled presidency, Donald Trump on Friday declared-in a meandering statement that left reporters clamoring for cl...


Wolf, Casey call on Senate Republicans to save Medicaid

ADVERTISEMENTThat's because the Senate healthcare bill must save at least as much money as the House's legislation. Trump's characterizations could underc...


Shooting prompts congressman to advocate for unity

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 Ste...


Fact-Checking Terry McAuliffe's '93 Million' Lost to Gun Violence Claim

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head on 8 January 2011, said in a statement that now was the time for unity in Congress and resilience i...


Corbyn: More Labour MPs will be elected in Scotland

The percentage of votes accrued to the Tories under Theresa May in this "post-Brexit" election , was more than what sent both Tony Blair (40.7% & 35.2% in 20...


Ingraham Slams Reports That Trump Might Fire Mueller

Ruddy, who had been at the White House Monday, told PBS' Judy Woodruff that "I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel ". Trump late...


US President Donald Trump says he's being investigated for firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Lieu's comments come after Trump and his allies launched multiple attacks against Mueller's character and possible conflicts of interest in an attempt to disc...


Schumer, Senate Democrats Ask For Meeting With Republicans About Health Care Bill

These changes unleashed the wrath of many lawmakers' constituents, as well as the powerful AARP. Just like the House bill, the Senate bill also would repe...


Wife Of Alexandria Gunman: 'I Can't Believe He Did This'

In the wake of this tragedy, all we can do is pray for the continued healing of Louisiana Congressmen Steve Scalise and give thanks that the lives of Congress...


Senate passes sweeping sanctions bill targeting Iran, Russia

The Republican-led Senate unanimously approved a measure emphasizing the importance of NATO's mutual defense pact, a not-so-subtle dig at President Donald Trump...


Fowler leads on day of subpars and sobs

Open record for the first round by yielding 44 sub-par rounds, breaking by five the record set in 1990 at Medinah. Casey is tied with Rickie Fowler at 7 und...


'Steve Scalise Took A Bullet For All Of Us'

The statement from the hospital comes after President Trump, in an address from the White House , called Scalise a "fighter" and promised him the prayers of ...


Trump seeks apology from media, attacks former AG Loretta Lynch

On June 13, Trump took to social media to accuse Lynch of allowing partisan bias to impact her decision making during the DOJ probe. Lynch "made law enforceme...


List of GOP lawmakers found in Virginia shooter's pocket

Capitol Police officers returned fire, and Hodgkinson was fatally wounded. " Violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society and I condemn this action in...


UK PM rushed away from fire protesters

Signs bearing a missing persons' hotline number were tied to a fence. One resident said: "The whole block was engulfed in flames, it was a just a horrendous s...


President Trump: Loretta Lynch's Actions During Clinton Email Probe Were 'Totally Illegal'

We know he didn't privately or publicly ask Lynch to recuse herself from the Clinton investigation in the wake of her order to him. Last June, the FBI was...


Deadlocked Cosby jury resumes deliberations on Friday

Since beginning deliberations at 5 p.m. on Monday, the jury has asked to either review or have read to them, several pieces of testimony including a police re...


Steve Scalise Has 'Improved in Last 24 Hours,' Remains in Critical Condition

Scalise was fielding ground balls at second base Wednesday when he was shot at a practice for the annual Republicans-Democrats baseball game. Sava didn't addres...


Dems, Republicans unite to honor shooting victims at charity ballgame

Scalise remained listed in critical condition Thursday night after multiple surgeries, though word came from the hospital during the game that he had improved....


Trump friend floats possibility of firing special counsel in Russian probe

Donald Trump's longtime confidant Chris Ruddy-who heads the conservative website Newsmax-told PBS " News Hour" that the president is "weighing perhaps termina...


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

Wallace said Trump previously admitted in an NBC News interview that he fired FBI Director James Comey because of the Russian Federation investigation...