Police say that Hodgkinson opened fire on Republican lawmakers as they pra. Hodgkinson went to Washington several weeks ago to protest against Trump's election, his brother told the New York Times. -may have about congressional shooter James T. Hodgkinson . At another point: "I'm sorry that he did this, but there's just nothing I can do about it".
The 5th District was redrawn after Republican Mulvaney won the seat from Democrat Spratt in 2010. Earlier this year, Democratic candidates suffered narrow defeats in otherwise safe Republican districts in Kansas and Montana , and on Tuesday Democrats were hoping to pull out in a win in a Georgia district represented by a Republican for decades.
The President later said he would "100%" be willing to testify under oath. The White House has seized on Comey's confirmation that Trump personally was not under investigation over his ties to Russian Federation to declare a victory of sorts.
His proposal came at the same time that other local governments in the South are voting to remove such memorials of the Civil War. Crews removed a Confederate statue from Lake Eola Park in Orlando , Florida, on Tuesday morning, 100 years after its first relocation.
The man got out of the vehicle - which was still moving - and fired shots at the woman. Two people were shot and killed on the Chicago Skyway, prompting officials to close down the road heading toward Indiana. The eastbound lanes of the Skyway were shut down for almost six hours as police investigated. The man and woman were both pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
Senators are writing their own version after their colleagues in the House of Representatives passed Obamacare repeal legislation six weeks ago. While Democrats don't have the numbers within their party to completely block a GOP healthcare measure from passing, they could delay it enough to exert pressure on a handful of moderate Republicans.
Otto Warmbier , an American college student who died days after being released from North Korea in a coma, was one of several USA citizens who have been imprisoned in the country in recent years over a variety of alleged crimes, including subversion, anti-state activities and spying.
Patent and Trademark Office. The case of Matal v. Tam came to the attention the Supreme Court when a band called " The Slants " was unable to trademark its name because it was considered offensive . "The Supreme Court vindicated the team's position that the First Amendment blocks the government from denying or cancelling a trademark registration based on the government's opinion", said Blatt .
The bill could only afford to lose the support of two Republicans in order to meet the 50 votes need to pass. They include Dean Heller of Nevada and Jeff Flake of Arizona, both up for re-election next year, as well as Rob Portman of Ohio, Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Cory Gardner of Colorado and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana.
Dozens of firefighters descended on a two-story brownstone on 28th Road, between 31st and 33rd streets, in Astoria shortly before 4 p.m. Two of the victims were removed from the rubble and rushed to Elmhurst Hospital in critical condition, but firefighters had to extricate the third.
A large wild fire burning near Big Bear has grown to nearly a thousand acres since 3 p.m. Monday. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. There is now a response of 18 Engines, 9 Water Tenders, 16 Hand-crews, 1 Dozer, 8 Air Tankers, including tanker 911 (VLAT), 1 Lead Plane, 1 Air Attack, 6 Helicopters.
However, conditions are favorable for development as it continues to move into the Gulf, and another hurricane hunter flight is scheduled to investigate the system on Monday, if necessary. with isolated maximum amounts of 10 in. A tropical storm warning is in effect for Trinidad, Tobago, Grenada, part of Venezuela's east coast and Isla de Margarita.
The Washington Post reported Wednesday that special counsel Robert Mueller is seeking interviews with Coats and two other Trump administration officials and that the Russian Federation investigation is widening to examine whether President Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice.
In order to shop, customers download the free Amazon Go app, and swipe their phone screens to scan a QR code as they enter the store through sleek turnstiles. Amazon, which made a splash a year ago with a checkout-free grocery store, has said it has no plans to automate the jobs of Whole Foods cashiers . They're the ideal company for us.
Ingraham said on Fox News Tuesday that the job is not something she's "dying to do". "We have sought input from many people as we look to expand our communications operation", deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders , who herself has been rumoured as a replacement for Mr Spicer, said in a statement.
The Senate conducted this vote while four congressional committees are investigating Russia's election interference and potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow. Democratic Rep. (D-Ariz.) responded to the report in a tweet Saturday, urging the U.S.to hold Russian Federation accountable with "strong sanctions".
Sanders asked Senate Republicans during his remarks on the floor late Monday night. Some can't say what the bill is trying to do - other than pull enough votes to pass the Senate - or how they believe it will improve the American health care system.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker remains confident that GOP-drawn legislative district maps will survive a Supreme Court review. "In this case, a lower court held that Wisconsin had indeed crossed that line", says Vladeck. The federal court that struck down the districts adopted an equation that offers a way to measure the partisan nature of the districts. The U.S.
The state's highest May unemployment was in Vermillion County, which is north of Terre Haute along the Indiana-Illinois border. A year ago, in the same month, Lexington County's unemployment rate was 3.7 percent. Here in Northwest Indiana, jobless rates in May were generally stable or slightly lower, after plummeting in March and April. Still, the county saw the number of people actually employed dip ever-so-slight over that same period - from 19,994 to 19,985 in April and May, respectively.
The Capitol Police was only present because Scalise holds the leadership position of the House Majority Whip and is assigned a security detail. Scalise remained in critical condition on Friday although his condition has improved, doctors said.
The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2017. "Now that we're seeing the Marcellus starting to mature, you're seeing more and more people really start to integrate a lot of their operations, to grab large swaths of acreage as we go into full development mode", William Foiles, a New York-based analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, said by phone Monday.
The Seattle Fire Department came on scene moments later but she was declared deceased once they arrived. Police say children inside the apartment were not injured. As a result, the department had flagged her and her apartment, responding with a greater officer presence than they may otherwise have done. " We need help ", an officer says.
The release of the University of Virginia student was secured on the same day former basketball superstar Dennis Rodman , known for his flamboyant behavior, and personal connections both with Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , arrived in Pyongyang.
The vote to strengthen sanctions against Russia - which Senators on both parties made clear was created to send a message on Russian meddling in the 2016 elections - came hours after President Donald Trump had again mocked the investigation surrounding those charges.
This leak shines a spotlight on the Republicans' multi-million dollar effort to better target potential voters by utilizing big data . The information also included information about "potential political inclinations" like where individual voters stand on issues like gun control and abortion , whether they voted for Obama in 2012, whether they agree with Trump's foreign policies, and how likely are to be concerned with specific issues like auto manufacturing.