USA MAP Special counsel Mueller investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice: Washington Post Federal agents searching home of James Hodgkinson in Belleville, IL. The plane is now in the "penalty box" area. Concerns an American Airlines flight from Belize City. USA Miami - American Airlines plane at Miami International Airport evacuated after pilot finds “suspicious canister” in cockpit: WTVJ "It was a combat situation," says @AlexandriaVAPD Chief Michael Brown. Officers "stood their ground and did their job."FBI SAIC Tim Slater says it's believed suspected gunman had been in Alexandria, VA since March, living out of his vehicle. FBI urging public to come forward with any information about suspected shooter James Hodgkinson U.S. to announce charges against a dozen members of Turkish President Erdogan's security detail for attack on protesters in D.C. - NYT Chief Mike Brown @AlexandriaVAPD says officers canvassing door to door to seek info and reassure residents after Alexandria Shooting. FBI: Scalise shooter James Hodgkinson has been in DC area since March, living in his car on E Monroe Street. FBI seeking tips. @FBI agents searching the shooter's home in Belleville, Illinois, says Slater who says gunman believed to have been in Virginia since March Two others suffered injuries but not by gunshot, adds @FBI SAC Slater. "The FBI is not going to talk about the character or nature" of Alexandria Shooting says special agent in charge Timothy Slater. Five were shot in AlexandriaShooting, including the gunman, says Slater. WH Commission on Combating Drug Addiction/Opioid Epidemic to hold first meeting Friday. WH will livestream. "Republicans and Democrats need to use this day today to stand together and say stop," @RodneyDavis Paul Ryan: The House is, as we always are, in awe of the tremendous bravery of the Capitol police. We're profoundly grateful to Agents Bailey and Griner. A lawyer for a Massachusetts woman facing murder charges after the bodies of three infants were found in her squalid home says he will raise her mental health as an issue in court.Hodgkinson had been in Alexandria area for several weeks - law enforcement sources to @CNN Hodgkinson had Illinois firearm owners’ ID, could legally purchase weapons and ammo. Also had an IL concealed carry license. Rep. Williams describes scene: My staffer was shot. Jeff Flake made a tourniquet around his leg to stop the bleeding Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Allegany County in MD until 5:45pm. Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Hampshire and Mineral County in WV until 5:45pm. Scene outside courthouse in St. Paul, MN as jury decaptures verdict for Officer Yanez who killed Philando Castile GOP lawmaker: I will be carrying a gun now 3:36PM: New T-Storm Warning ➡️ 4:30PM for some NW suburbs. Large hail potential: Crystal Lake. A woman who faces charges after her children were found confined to rooms covered with dog and human feces and trash has been arrested.Woman kept her husband's body in bedroom closet for 2 years Rep. Joe Barton gets emotional while talking about his son: "He was at practice this morning and he had 25 dads" [email protected] on @SteveScalise Shooting: There Are 'Psychotic People' on Both Sides "Why would somebody hate somebody so much that they would shoot somebody they didn't know, other than in an act of war," says @RepJoeBarton Reax to mass shootings: "I think all of us are repulsed when they happen. Today feels just like these other incidents," @USRepMikeDoyle Barton says the political climate has changed since he was first elected: "Members are not looked at as people" On whether he expects change 6 mos. from now: "I would hope so, but I guess time will tell," says @USRepMikeDoyle [email protected] says most members of Congress would tell you they don't need personal security "What happened this morning was unconscionable," Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) says. "You could see the shooter ducking out and shooting." Rep. Doyle, Democratic team manager: 'It shouldn't take an incident like this to bring us together.' [email protected]: "Every member of Congress is a person who has family." Rep. Mike Doyle on the Virginia shooting: "We're not going to let incidents like this change our way of life" [email protected]: "[The shooter] was doing it simply because apparently he didn't like the political climate... That's not America." "I don't think the spirit of competition will change... Sportsmanship has always been good at our games," @USRepMikeDoyleTrump won't attend the congressional baseball game amid concerns over last-minute security requirements, admin official tells Dem baseball team invites GOP team to dinner tonight. GOP coach Joe Barton jokes, "I’m going to bring my food taster," but we'll be there. [email protected]: "We're united not as Republicans and Democrats but as United States Representatives." Suspect charged in the North Royalton, Ohio, triple homicide San Francisco UPS shooter identified as Bay Area resident Jimmy The FBI has issued a statement on the Alexandria shooting. They confirm shooter ID, say they are investigating his motives and background The tornado of June 7, 2017. West of Hatton, North DakotaSilver City DA is accused of violating ethics during a traffic stop. Her attorney says it's a "political attack." Maine game wardens say three boaters are missing after their vessel capsized in windy conditions on Square Lake in northern Maine.Jeff Flake on Steve Scalise: 'He was laying motionless' Danville police say tips led to the seizure of drugs and other items in the city Deputies find 600 pounds of meth disguised as candy House GOP member received threatening email to her office following Va. shooting, warning, "One down, 216 to go..." Hawthorne, California shooting at 14100 Block of Chadron Ave: 1 injuredLake Elsinore, California shooting at 16331 Lakeshore Dr: 1 killedSeattle (Burien), Washington shooting at 13600 block of 3rd Ave S: 1 killedSenate votes overwhelmingly to OK new sanctions against Russia to punish Moscow for election meddlingSenate overwhelmingly approves new package of sanctions to punish Russia for meddling in 2016 election. Tornado Warning including Legend Lake WI, Keshena WI, Gresham WI until 2:15 PM CDT Three @UPS employees plus the shooter are dead, according to @SFPD. Nancy Pelosi: Incredibly difficult day. My thoughts are with the injured and the families of those lost in today’s shooting at UPS in SF’s Potrero Hill. [email protected] officers rushing outside the Barclay center after getting calls that male was shot Meridian, Idaho shooting at 1500 block of Ionia St: 2 injuredFort Worth, Texas shooting at 6400 block of Woodbeach Dr: 1 killedA UPS employee who had recently filed a grievance opened fire Wednesday inside one of the company's San Francisco warehouses, killing three people before fatally shooting himself, as panicked workers ran out onto the streets.Alexandria's ex-mayor says he talked with the alleged gunman every morning at the YMCA, tried to help him find a job [email protected]: Person in custody in San Francisco shooting. There will be no @WhiteHouse briefing or even an off-camera 'gaggle' today, according to the press office. "Trump is a Traitor. Trump Has Destroyed Our Democracy. It's Time to Destroy Trump and Co," - posted James T. Hodgkinson, the man identified as shooting a Republican member of congress Sanders: "Violence of any kind is unacceptable and I condemn this action in the strongest possible terms." Statement by Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein on shooting at GOP practice for Congressional baseball game in Alexandria, VA Dallas, Texas shooting at 4062 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy: 1 killed, 1 injuredNew Orleans, Louisiana shooting at 7900 Block of Olive St: 1 injuredChicago, Illinois shooting at 0 block of E Wacker Dr: no casualitiesChicago, Illinois shooting at 9000 block of South University Ave: 1 injuredMemphis, Tennessee shooting at 5959 Park Ave: no casualitiesHouston, Texas shooting at 5300 block of N Braeswood: 1 killedChicago (Roseland), Illinois shooting at 9400 block of S St. Lawrence: 1 injuredLafayette, Louisiana shooting at 200 block of Fox Run Ave: no casualitiesJackson, Mississippi shooting at Meadowlane Drive: 1 injuredRep. Rodney Davis: "This could be the first political rhetorical terrorist attack" A nurse was seriously injured after being stabbed multiple times by a patient in a Massachusetts hospital's emergency room. The suspect was later identified as 24-year-old Conor O'Regan."A Good Samaritan let us into his apartment so we could call 911 and then also call my family," @RodneyDavis Shooting reported at San Francisco UPS facility, police say After statements by Ryan and Pelosi, the House adjourns until tomorrow. Statement from Gabby Giffords Pelosi urges House Members of both parties to use this occasion "as one that brings us together and not separates us further." Most seriously wounded in AlexandriaShooting is Matthew Mika, an ex Congressional staffer who is a lobbyist for @TysonFoods. "It's an injury in the family," @NancyPelosi adds of Alexandria Shooting. [email protected]: "I pray for Donald Trump, that is presidency will be successful and that his family will be safe." [email protected] begins with words she says she never said before: "I identify myself with the remarks of the Speaker." Illinois newspaper says it received [email protected] letters from Alexandria Shooting gunman. “We are united. We are united in our shock. We are united in our anguish. An attack on one of us is an attack on all of us.” - @SpeakerRyan "For all the noise and fury," says @SpeakerRyan of usual partisanship in House Chamber, "we are one family.” [email protected]: "We are being tested right now. I ask each of you to join me to resolve to come together. To lift each other up." "These were our brothers and sisters in the line of fire," says @SpeakerRyan.San Francisco, California shooting at 720 San Bruno: 2 killed, 1 injuredSteve Scalise is the 9th sitting member of Congress to be shot GWUHospital reports one of the shooting victims has died. Another being treated there still in critical condition. Senator Bernie Sanders says suspected gunman in Virginia attack 'apparently volunteered' on his 2016 presidential campaign Bernie: “Real change can only come about through nonviolent action, and anything else runs against our most deeply held American values” Also behind the scenes, WH Aide Steve Miller (left) stands behind WH Communications hookup as Pres Trump speaks. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania shooting at 3000 block of N Front St: 1 injuredSalisbury, North Carolina shooting at 812 S Clay St: no casualitiesLexington, Kentucky shooting at Hawthorne Lane: no casualitiesLocust Grove, Virginia shooting at Germanna Hwy: 1 injuredWashington, District of Columbia shooting at 5800 block of Fields Place NE: 1 killedNashville, Tennessee shooting at 1st Ave S and Carroll St: 1 injuredBuffalo, New York shooting at Clinton St and Fillmore Ave: 1 injuredHamilton, Ohio shooting at 1002 Harmon Ave: 2 injuredDayton (Riverside), Ohio shooting at 1791 Harshman Rd: no casualitiesSebastian, Florida shooting at 10455 102nd Terrace: 1 injuredJacksonville, Florida shooting at 3737 St Johns Bluff Rd S: 1 killedBrooklyn, New York shooting at 620 Atlantic Ave: 1 injuredBirmingham, Alabama shooting at Crawford Avenue: 1 killedWorcester, Massachusetts shooting at 325 Pleasant St: 1 injuredMiami, Florida shooting at NW 95th St and NW 22nd Ave: no casualitiesVirginia Beach, Virginia shooting at Kenya Lane: 1 injuredTulsa, Oklahoma shooting at 1000 Block of E 51st Pl N: 1 killedHe often railed against Republican and tax policies. Hodgkinson letters: ‘I have never said life sucks, only the policies of the Republicans’ [email protected]: "We may be Republicans and Democrats but we're all Americans. We need to come together." [email protected], @IvankaTrump and Jared Kushner look on from doorway as Pres Trump delivered his statement on shooting incident.[email protected]: Suspect James Hodgkinson dead. [email protected]: "We need to come together as Americans. We represent the American people. The American people are a great people." Sen. Durbin, known to occasionally slip his security detail, said he'll still keep them on "their toes."President Trump to Rep. Scalise: "You have the prayers not only of the entire city ... but of an entire nation" In show of bipartisanship, both @SpeakerRyan and @NancyPelosi will offer statements from the House Floor when House reconvenes at 12noon. Schumer say he was for allowing cameras back in the Capitol "in exchange for allowing no politico reporters to roam the halls" [email protected]: "Please take a moment today to cherish those you love & always remember those who serve & keep us safe." [email protected]: "Please take a moment today to cherish those you love and always remember those who serve and keep us safe." [email protected]: "We can all agree that we are blessed to be Americans, that our children deserve to grow up in a nation of safety and peace." [email protected]: "Everyone on that field is a public servant." [email protected]: "Our brave Capitol police perform a challenging job with incredible skill." [email protected] to @SteveScalise: "America is praying for you and America is praying for all of the victims." [email protected]: "Congressman Scalise is a friend and a very good friend. He's a patriot and he's a fighter. He will recover from this assault." [email protected]: "Many lives would've been lost if not for the heroic actions of the two Capitol police officers." Rep. Joe Barton after shooting: “I hope we continue the game. It’s what, in some ways, democracy is all about” Pres. Trump discloses that gunman in congressional shooting incident has died from his injuries. [email protected]: "The assailant has now died from his injuries." [email protected]: "As you all know, shortly after 7am this morning, a gunman opened fire on members of Congress & their staffs." Rep. Chuck Fleischmann credits the US Capitol Police for saving lives: "We were sitting ducks in that dugout" Press pool awaiting arrival of Pres Trump to make statement in Diplomatic Reception Room. Sen. Rounds: "This is one of those freak deals. You can’t let it impact the way you do your daily activities" [email protected] tells: "I feel pretty safe back in Texas .. my license to carry helps a little bit" Pres Trump to make his statement under portrait of George Washington in the Diplomatic Reception Room on ground floor of WH. WH says Pres Trump has spoken today with the wife of @SteveScalise, @SpeakerRyan, @SenateMajLdr, the Capitol Police Chief. @GOPLeader. "I have long since stopped worrying about stuff like this. I have stopped worrying about things I can’t control," said Graham Congress needs to "move on" and do its work, says @LindseyGrahamSC[email protected] hails the actions of Capitol Police at shooting incident: "They never hesitated to put their lives on the line to save everyone. The Senate Chaplain's prayer this morning At 12noon/ET on the House Floor, @SpeakerRyan will make a statement about the shooting incident. [email protected] says @SteveScalise is out of surgery and "doing well" Pres Trump to make statement on shooting incident at 11:30am in the Diplomatic Reception Room. GOP expected to focus as usual on Obamacare repeal at Senate lunches. Votes on schedule. Turning into a semi-normal day in the Senate "There are too many guns on the street," says @GovernorVA at scene of Alexandria shooting [email protected] told shooting incident might have been a massacre were it not for presence of Capitol Police Officers. Joint investigation into Alexandria shooting now being headed by @FBI. Authorities emphasize scene is secured and no other people being sought but won't comment on identity or condition of the shooter. Senate convenes at 10:45 am with prayer from Chaplain Barry Black: asking the Lord to surround and protect our lawmakers. Five people transported after shooting, authorities say, but won't clarify if one of them was the shooter. McConnell: "We're deeply saddened ... we're grateful for all those who stopped in to help" Shooter identified as James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, IL. Believed to be 66 or 67. via @PeteWilliamsNBC Senate Chaplain Black on shooting: "May we refuse to boast about tomorrow, for we know not what a day may bring" #Whitenationalist calling Virginia shooting result of liberal rhetoric, call liberals greater threat to US "than ISIS or North Korea" Alexandria police chief confirms FBI taking over investigation into shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise "It would have been a massacre without the Capitol Police," @RandPaul China grants preliminary approval for nine Donald Trump trademarks it had previously rejected . Due to shooting here in Alexandria @WhiteHouse says @POTUS has canceled @USDOL event today. Tillerson expresses concern about Russia sanctions bill. Says the admin needs flexibility to maintain productive dialogue or turn up heat Graham on House's bid to loosen restrictions on silencers: "I don't know what that's got to with this. Show me a connection" House Sergeant-at-Arms calling all House members to meeting this morning to discuss security and shooting incident - report No indication that shooter has ties to int'l terrorism (ISIS, Al Qaeda, etc.), per multiple law enforcement officials. @RepJoeBarton tells reporters his 10-year-old son took cover under a vehicle during the shooting at an Alexandria park. Sen. Graham: "one thing I hope we’ll all do is just watch our words. We’re running hot, to knock down the rhetoric would be a good thing” [email protected]: Happy birthday to U.S. ARMY and our soldiers. Thank you for your bravery, sacrifices, & dedication. Proud to be your Commander-in-Chief! Rep. Mo Brooks here in scene, recalls feeling "helpless" this morning. "You have a baseball bat, he's got a rifle." House convened at 10AM then immediately went into recess until noon. Rep. Scalise's office says "no votes are expected in the House today" after Virginia shooting incident. Statement from Scalise's office: He's undergoing surgery, in stable condition Jacksonville: Death on St. Johns Bluff Road South. When officers arrived to building 1100 at The Club At Town Center Rental, they found a man was shot and killed in an apartmentMichigan health chief charged with involuntary manslaughter in Flint water probe Melania Trump: Thank you to the first responders who rushed in to help protect those who were hurt in Alexandria, VA. My thoughts and prayers to everyone! Chicago, Illinois shooting at 10500 block of S Vincennes: 1 injuredPaul Ryan: This morning the hearts of the whole House are with @SteveScalise, the brave Capitol police, staff, and all those who were in harm's way. Democratic members of Congress pray for GOP colleagues after shooting Mattapan: A man was shot and killed 165 Delhi St. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene[email protected]: Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, a true friend and patriot, was badly injured but will fully recover. Our thoughts and prayers are with him. "We were very fortunate to have Brad Wenstrup there" Mo Brooks says. Wenstrup's a doctor and served as a combat surgeon in Iraq. Statement from @POTUS on the shooting which appears to have targeted numerous members of Congress. SC Rep. Jeff Duncan says he believes he talked to shooter in Alexandria. Man asked, "Is this a team of republicans or democrats practicing?" Shooting appears to be a “decapture attack.” Shooter was middle age white man,asked if Republicans are on the field before shooting Alexandria Police: Suspect is in custody and not a threat. PIO will be onscene shortly to share updates. Both @POTUS and @VP are aware of the developing situation in VirginiaSteve Scalise (R-La.) has been shot in the hip. Alexandria Police say the suspect is in custody. Fox News is now reporting that Sen. Lee says the shooter was shot by Scalise's security detail and is dead[email protected] reporting 50+ shots fired at a Congressional baseball practice near DC. @SteveScalise among the injuredHouse Representative Steve Scalise, multiple aides shot at Congressional baseball practice, by a gunman with a rifle. Reports of shooting in Alexandria, Va - at field reportedly where Congressional members play baseball Vassalboro: Corrections officer accidentally shot at police academyShooting at Congressional baseball practice. Scalise hit. Other staffers hit. Gunmen with rifle Tulsa: Teen killed in accidental shooting in North TulsaChicago (Englewood), Illinois shooting at 6000 block of S Throop: 1 injuredChicago, Illinois shooting at 6028 S Champlain Ave: 1 killedAlexandria, Virginia shooting at E Monroe Ave: 5 injuredMassive police presence after shooting at Congressional baseball team practice in Alexandria Alexandria: Multiple shooting on the 400 block of East Monroe StreetAPD investigating multiple shooting 400 block E Monroe St. Suspect believed in custodyBirmingham: T arrest in the fatal shooting of a gas station clerk from KenyaAtlantic City: Shooting that left one man wounded. The shooting happened in the area of Adams CourtChicago: A man was shot to death outside a church in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South SideWashington: A man is dead after police say he was shot multiple times near an apartment building in the 5800 block of Field Place NE8 people killed, 35 injured after a bus fell into a river, in Uttar Pradesh's JaunpurSt. Louis: Officer shot and killed an armed robbery suspect overnight. Shell gas station on Arsenal Street near Interstate 55. Pembroke Pines: Three people were shot after leaving a pool partyHouston: police are looking for five suspects believed to be involved in two separate robberies and a shooting near the City of Bellaire overnightUS deployed HIMARS artillery system in al-Tanf. Effective range is more than 300km, which means massive increase in firing power. Pittsburgh: shooting in the city’s Mount Washington neighborhood. The shooting happened on the 100 block of Kenova StreetDallas: Man shot during a robbery near Skyline High SchoolVenkaiah Naidu and Rajnath Singh briefed PM Modi on presidential election, in a meeting with senior leaders: SourceHarris County: A teen was shot and transported by Life Flight to the hospital from rural northwest Bauer Hockley RoadDallas: double shooting on a Walmart parking lot in north Dallas Kansas City: A man is recovering at a metro hospital after being shot. The shooting happened at a home in the 5500 block of Park AvenueBaton Rouge: Shooting on Acadian at Broussard. Officers OK, suspect injuredMemphis: Man was shot at Jackson Avenue and Wales Avenue. The victim was shot in the stomach and said two suspects took off running down Wales Avenue Chester, South Carolina shooting at Ashford St: 3 injuredOklahoma City: Shooting that has left one man in critical condition. Shooting in the 9400 block of S. Shartel AvenueHockley: Shooting that happened on the 24000 block of Bauer Hockley Road, in the rural part of the county. Police have detained two possible suspects and they are looking for a third[email protected]: Just got back from Wisconsin. Great day, great people! Durham: Shooting of a 14-year-old in the 300 block of Kilarney Drive near Ross RoadTornado Warning including Enderlin ND, Alice ND, Lucca ND until 8:45 PM CDT Tornado Warning including Kensington MN, Cyrus MN, Farwell MN until 7:45 PM CDT Tornado Warning including Britton SD, Langford SD, Amherst SD until 7:30 PM CDT Tornado Warning including Morris MN, Donnelly MN, Alberta MN until 7:30 PM CDT [email protected]: "The victims are innocent, hardworking Americans.” [email protected]: The passage of the @DeptVetAffairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act is GREAT news for veterans! I look forward to signing it! House intel committee member Rep. Schiff on SessionsHearing: We know now that Comey's testimony was accurate Sessions will not say if he was surprised that Trump indicated he fired Comey because of the Russia investigation Rep. Schiff: Congress cannot let Jeff Sessions’ non-answers stand [email protected]: Sessions recused from Russia probe, so "not sure how he's supposed to answer on a topic he's not supposed to be involved in." Senators now think it'll be about a week before they have a decent blueprint done of House bill Singer Austin Jones charged with production of child pornography in Chicago Sessions Snaps at Harris to Let Him Qualify Answer on Russian Meetings: ‘You’ll Accuse Me of Lying’ After Sessions declines to answer multiple questions, @SenatorBurr asks to him check with White House on whether he can answer further. AG Sessions: Some of the leaks are extraordinarily damaging to U.S. security.King: Sessions' conduct indicated that he lacks the temperament, fairness and judgment to be a federal judge "There doesn't seem to be a recognition of the seriousness of [Russian] threat," Sen. Mark Warner tells AG Sessions "A change at the top of the F.B.I. should have no impact whatsoever on the investigation," AG Jeff Sessions saysSen. Kamala Harris is interrupted by Sen. Burr while pressing AG Sessions during tense line of questions Sen. Cotton twice earns thanks from Sessions for friendly questioning Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Sen. Ron Wyden scrap over Sessions' "problematic role" Sessions says he doesn't believe he had any conversations with Russian businessmen or nationals Trump said the new GOP bill will be "generous, kind, (and) with heart."McCain: "Did you raise concerns about Russia's interference in our electoral process?"nSessions: "I don't recall that being discussed." Pres Trump has arrived at Waukesha County Technical College in WI for tour and roundtable on job training and apprenticeships. Attorney General Sessions: "It's really a tragic strategic event" US doesn't get along better with Russia AG JeffSessions said Russia not a factor in recommendation to fire Comey President Trump also warned Republicans they will get destroyed in midterms if they don't pass a better health bill “I’ve tried to give my best and truthful answers to any committee I’ve appeared before.” – Jeff Sessions The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has arrested a current Sweetwater police officer and a former Sweetwater police officer on charges of fraud and racketeering.Sessions says he would be asking about foreign interference in the 2016 election if he were questioning himself Tornado Warning including Burke SD, Herrick SD, Lucas SD until 4:15 PM CDT In not answering questions, Jeff Sessions has over and over cited a policy that he has never seen and doesn’t know if it exists in writing. VA reform bill "Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act" passes the House [email protected]: Just arrived in Wisconsin to discuss JOBS, JOBS, JOBS! MAGA“I don’t need to be rushed this fast. It makes me nervous!” — AG Jeff Sessions to Senator Kamala Harris. Question for Sessions: Given you’ve recused yourself and never asked for a briefing, how can you confidently claim there was no collision? Woman smuggled into US survives being trapped for 40 hours. Authorities say she recovered fully at a nearby hospital and will be deported.Republican staffers worked throughout the weekend to hammer out a final proposal on health care “It’s just like through the looking glass. I mean what is this?” — Attorney General Jeff Sessions on accusations of collusion with Russia. “Do you like spy fiction?” Senator Tom Cotton asks Attorney General Jeff Sessions. “What do we think happened at the Mayflower?” Senator Tom Cotton asks. Multimillionaire in Lamborghini was speeding and impaired in crash that killed Uber driver.On whether he's had any undisclosed meeting with Russian officials, Sessions says, "I have racked my brain, and I do not believe so." Wisconsin Democratic Party slams Trump visit as hypocritical citing his 2018 budget proposes cuts of $2-billion in job training programs. Starting July 1st, nobody is allowed to use Styrofoam products in all Miami-Dade parks, including beaches, marinas, trails and playing fields.AG Sessions: “I have consulted with senior career attorneys in the department and they believe this is consistent with my duties.” Waves to crowd then departs for technical college to spotlight his plan for job skills training. More @SenAngusKing:"...you never sought any information about this rather dramatic attack on our country?" Sessions: "No..." “You and I are of the same vintage,” Joe Manchin tells Jeff Sessions. Trump again says he doesn't expect a single Democratic vote to help pass bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare. Calls Dems "obstructionist." Police are asking for the public's help in locating a 66-year-old man with several medical conditions. Daniel Rodriguez, a Hispanic man who only speaks Spanish, was wearing a gray and blue jacket, gray pants and green shoes when he was last seen at his care facility this morning.In tarmac statement, Pres Trump against slams ObamaCare "one of the greatest catastrophes" ever signed into law. @SenAngusKing to Sessions:"There was a memorandum from the intelligence community on Oct. 9 which detailed what the Russians were doing..." "I know nothing except what I've read in the paper" Sessions tells @SenAngusKing re Russia probe "Never received any detailed briefing" Attorney General Sessions says he was never briefed on Russian election interference: "I know nothing but what I've read in the paper." Baltimore police: 12 shot, 6 fatally, from Monday night through Tuesday afternoon In Milwaukee, Pres. Trump meets with families he says have suffered under crushing burden of ObamaCare including much higher premiums. AG Sessions: My responsibility as Attorney General is to make sure my department is running properly. Video: exchange between AG Sessions and Sen. @ronwyden over the reasons Sessions recused himself from the Russia probe [email protected] says Sessions "obstructing" congressional investigation by declining to answer questions: "Your silence...speaks volumes." Reports from China of detention of the chairman of Anbang, which has had real estate negotiations with @jaredkushner family. AG Sessions: My signing letter to recommend Comey's firing did not violate my recusal. Sessions on Comey: “He mentioned no facts of any kind…He just said he was uncomfortable…Actually maybe he didn’t say he was uncomfortable." @NSAGov's Rogers "thoroughly answered" question he refused to answer in open session last week, per @SenatorBurr Dir. Adm Rogers "spent almost 2 hours in closed session with almost the full committee" last night per SSCI Chair @SenatorBurr Jeff Sessions to Roy Blunt: I did not inhale. From a pool reporter on Air Force One flight to Milwaukee: “I didn’t have any meeting with him, I’m certain of that. I may have had an encounter.” — Jeff Sessions on Russian ambassador at Mayflower Sessions: "I may have had an encounter during the reception" with Kislyak at the Mayflower. AG Sessions: Do not recall interactions with individuals who were suspicious in hindsight. [email protected] after AG Jeff Sessions declines to answer question: "You're impeding this investigation." Sessions cites "policy of DOJ" in refusing to answer questions, can't say for sure whether that policy is written down anywhere. Sen. Heinrich to Sessions: “You are impeding this investigation” by not answering questions - without a legal basis "You are obstructing” a Congressional investigation @MartinHeinrich tells Sessions. "I'm protecting @POTUS constitutional right," Sessions Testimony on not discussing private conversations with President "I'm protecting the president's constitutional right," Sessions adds. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is saying he won’t answer questions because President Trump hasn’t had a chance to review them beforehand. Air Force One arrives in Milwaukee. Pres Trump will meet with "Obamacare victims" and make a statement. "I'm not able to invoke executive privilege, that's the president's prerogative," says Sessions while declining to answer question.
Terry Froman was found guilty on charges of aggravated murder and kidnapping. He kidnapped Kim Thomas Jackson from her Mayfield home on September 12, 2014. He then drove her to Ohio where he shot and killed Jackson on the interstate near Cincinnati.What issues made @FBI officials think AG Sessions would recuse himself from Russia probe? "There are none" per Sessions "I can tell that" “You’re impeding this investigation.” — Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM) to Attorney General Jeff Sessions Officials in Coeur d'Alene say this will be the last year the city hosts a full Ironman race.Sessions said he and Rosenstein talked about Comey before either of them were confirmed. “It was a topic of, you know, conversation." “I am not stonewalling” - this entire Sessions/Wyden exchange is something “That answer, in my view, doesn’t pass the smell test,” @RonWyden tells Sessions on recusal reply. AG Sessions says no person from @WhiteHouse or administration, including @POTUS, either directed or asked him to do any unlawful/illegal act "I'm not able to discuss with you or confirm or deny the nature of private conversations I may have had w/the president" per AG Sessions "This is a secret innuendo being leaked out there about me and I don't appreciate it,” says Sessions. "I guess I'll just have to let his words speak for himself," AG Sessions says of @POTUS explanations of why ex @FBI Dir Comey was fired “Stonewalling of any kind is unacceptable,” declares @RonWyden. Sessions says he doesn't think "he had any direct involvement" in @GOP platform change on Ukraine. Sessions says he doesn’t know if Trump records convos, but if any president does, there would “probably” be an obligation to preserve those @SenatorRisch:"What would u have done if u would have heard that?" AG Sessions:"I would have been shocked..would have known it was improper" @SenatorRisch:"And headed for the exit, I suppose" AG Sessions:"Well, maybe." A carbon monoxide leak in a building three blocks from the World Trade Center sickened 32 people and raised alarm that shuttered several busy blocks in lower Manhattan at the start of the workday Tuesday.@SenatorRisch:"Did u hear a whisper or a suggestion...that somehow the Russians were involved? AG Sessions: "I did not" Do you know if the president records conversations? “I do not,” Jeff Sessions says. Drones carrying heart defibrillators swooping in to help bystanders revive people stricken by cardiac arrest. Researchers tested the idea and found drones arrived at the scene of 18 cardiac arrests within about 5 minutes of launch. That was almost 17 minutes faster on average than ambulances.A gunman opened fire on an SUV on Chicago's Southwest Side, killing a 15-year-old boy. Police are searching for the shooter.Sessions: Was "my best judgement" that a fresh start at @FBI was the best thing to do due "usurpation of authority" by Comey. AG Sessions discusses his reasons for recusal from involvement in Russia investigation Sessions on possible third meeting with Russian ambassador: “It’s conceivable that that occurred – I just don’t remember it.” Judge found 21-year-old Zachary Hays guilty of first-degree reckless homicide and reckless endangerment, but not mentally responsible for the crimes.Longtime football coach Mike Gundy has signed a five-year contract extension that will pay him $4.2 million this year, followed by a $125,000 raise each year afterward.AG Sessions: I did not have any conversations with Comey about @FBI leadership performance. "It's long-standing policy of the Department of Justice" adds AG Sessions "I'm not claiming executive privilege" Police in Pottawattamie County are investigating a crash that killed one person and injured two others. The crash happened just after 5 p.m. on Monday when two vehicles collided head-on."Absolutely false" he was surrogate for continued communications with Russians, testifies US Attorney Gen. Sessions. "Not able to comment on conversations with high official within the White House...would be a violation of the communications rule"-Sessions Sessions confirms that Comey expressed concern to him about being left alone with President Trump Sessions' recollection of the Comey-Trump Oval Office meeting: Senate Rules Committee reverses course on hallway interviews. "You may continue to follow the rules as if it was yesterday." A man and woman have been charged in the fatal shooting of a woman at an abandoned farm house in Lone Jack.Discussion of pardons for those involved in Russia probe? Sessions: “I’m not able to comment on conversations of high officials in the WH" Sessions: “I have confidence in Mr. Mueller” Does President Trump have confidence in Mueller? “I have no idea I’ve not talked to him about it,” Jeff Sessions says. "Recused myself from any investigation into the campaign...did not recuse myself from defending my honor from scurrilous and false allegations" - SessionsJeff Sessions says he has not had any interaction with Bob Mueller since he became special counselor. AG Sessions: "The people of this country expect an honest and transparent government, and that's what we're giving them." "As I understand that, he in fact did that" per AG Sessions on ex @FBI Dir Comey and @POTUS "I was confident that he understood and would abide by the well-established rules limiting communications with the White House"-Sessions on Comey Sessions: Recusal not because he was subject of an investigation or did something wrong. Sessions on meeting Russian ambassador at Mayflower hotel: “I would have gladly reported it…if I remembered it, or if it actually occurred…" AG Sessions: "The scope of my recusal...does not and cannot interfere with my ability to oversee the Department of Justice." "He didn't recall this...I responded to his comment by agreeing the @FBI and the Dept of Justice needed to be careful," follow policies-Sessions AG Sessions says the "suggestion" that he participated in collusion "is an appalling and detestable lie" "I do not remember that," says Sessions of DC hotel event Russia Amb. Kislyak attended. On Comey-Trump, "Mr. Comey expressed concern about proper communications protocol with the White House and the president" per AG Sessions "I recused myself not because of any asserted wrongdoing" AG Sessions on Russia probe "but because a Dept of Justice regulation...required it" Apartment fire puts 19 adults and five children out of their homes.False attacks, leaks, innuendoes "you can be sure will not intimidate me," says Sessions. AG Sessions: Suggestion that I was aware of collusion against U.S. appalling, detestable. "I did not recuse myself from defending my honor from scurrilous and false allegations," Sessions tells SSIC. Sessions says he told Comey FBI and DOJ "needed to be careful to follow Department policies regarding appropriate contacts with the WH." The driver responsible for the death of a 12 year-old Des Moines girl in 2016 has been sentenced to prison in the case.Sessions: "I was never briefed on any investigative details" or accessed any materials relating to Russia probe. "Further, I have no knowledge of any such conversations by anyone connected to the Trump campaign" per AG Jeff Sessions at SSCI "If any brief interaction occured in passing with the Russian ambassador during that reception, I do not remember it" per AG Sessions Bakersfield, California shooting at Belle Terrace and New Stine Rd: no casualitiesLas Vegas, Nevada shooting at 4100 block of Silver Dollar Avenue: 2 killed, 1 injuredA 20-year-old Hutchinson man has been charged for allegedly tying up his girlfriend and forcing her to have sex.Jeff Sessions calls any suggestion that he would’ve colluded with Russians “an appalling and detestable lie." "I cannot and will not violate my duty to protect the confidential communications I have with the president" adds AG Sessions DOJ just sent out Sessions' prepared opening remarks "I have never met with" any Russia official about Election2016, declares US Attorney General Session. Jeff Sessions: “Senator Franken asked me a rambling question…" "I appreciate the opportunity to respond to questions as fully ad the Lord enables me to do so" per AG Sessions [email protected]: "Attorney General Sessions, this venue is your opportunity to separate fact from fiction." “I have neer met with or had any conversations with any Russians…concerning any type of interference with any campaign.” — Sessions "Such interference can never be tolerated" says Atty Gen Jeff Sessions of Russia attempts to affect Election2016 at Senate Intel hearing “If any conversation happened in passing with the Russian ambassador, I do not recall it.” — Jeff Sessions “I do not recall any conversations with any Russian officials at the Mayflower hotel.” — Jeff Sessions AG Sessions: "I appreciate the Committee's critically important efforts to investigate Russian interference with our democratic processes." Appearance by Sessions today is beginning, not end of interaction with him and @TheJusticeDept in Russia investigation, says @MarkWarner. American people need to be presented the facts to make their own judgment on Russia interference, explains @SenatorBurr. The sound of dozens of camera shutters clicking dominates the SSCI hearing room as Attorney Gen. Sessions takes his seat. Attorney General Jeff Sessions arrives for high-stakes testimony before Senate Intel Committee A 42-year-old male was found dead hanged outside of a Pauoa home and a 7-year-old was found dead inside. The relationship between the two is not yet known at this time.The body of 26-year-old Melissa Barto has been found in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania. The discovery was made in a wooded area along Old Pulaski Road.[email protected] accompanying Pres to Wisconsin for event on workforce development - one of her pet projects. Air Force One wheels up to Wisconsin. Pres and staff can watch AG Sessions hearing on board. Danielle L. Bell, 19, and Raphael R. Corrioso, 23, both of Kansas City, each face 2nd degree murder, 1st degree assault, and two counts of armed criminal action.The search continues for four inmates who escaped Oklahoma’s Lincoln County Jail early Monday morning.Uber CEO Travis Kalanick will take a leave of absence for an unspecified period and let his leadership team run the troubled ride-hailing company while he’s gone.A college student who told officers she was working on a term paper on kleptomania after she was caught shoplifting faces three felony charges.With daughter Ivanka, Pres Trump has departed WH via Marine One en route @JBA_NAFW for flight to Wisconsin. DPRK "should be universally condemned for its abhorrent behavior" in holding @UVA student, says @senrobportman. The parents of State Senator Chaz Allen were on a motorcycle on Highway J-54. Thomas and Maria Allen remained on the motorcycle for a period of time before being thrown from the vehicle more than 200 feet away from the initial point of impact. Both were transported to the Wayne County Hospital but Thomas Allen died from his injures. Maria was treated for non-life threatening injuries.Daniel Richman, @ColumbiaLaw professor, says he's given Comey notes and memos to @FBI. Butte, Montana shooting at 224 W Park St: no casualitiesRichard Shelby: “The Rules Committee has made no changes to the existing rules governing press coverage on the Senate side of the Capitol complex." Officials are investigating a police-involved shooting Tuesday afternoon. The shooting took place shortly after 12:30 p.m. at the New Hampshire Liquor and Wine Outlet's Interstate 95 southbound location.Senators return to Capitol after meeting with president, won't say what vote schedule is for healthcare A man who pled guilty to a charge of felony murder has been sentenced to prison. Jonathan Perret, 42, of Wichita, received a sentence of life in prison, and he won’t be eligible for parole for 25 years.A great-grandmother is opening up after she survived five days trapped in her car after crashing 40 feet down an embankment. Sharon Leaming has five broken ribs, a broken back and a giant bruise on her face.Russia FM Lavrov on potentially new US sanctions against Moscow: "Am I supposed to respond to any[American] sneeze?I'm no medical expert" The body of a child has been found inside of a burned Malabar home and investigators believe it is the body of missing 9-year-old Sebastian Meachum, the fire was started in an effort to cover up a homicide.Erotica author, publisher charged for manipulating book sales, stealing more than $125,000 in royalty fees.An man is accused of attempted child sex trafficking. The U.S. attorney's office alleges Michael David Mitchell, 63, told undercover investigators that he was looking for a mother and children to enslave for sex and he was willing to pay for it.Man Killed in Crash Near Centerville. 23-year-old Jacob Comegys was driving a pickup truck eastbound near the intersection with Old Highway 2 when his truck crossed into the westbound lanes of the highway.New Orleans, Louisiana shooting at 9300 Block of Chef Menteur Hwy: 1 killed, 1 injuredCorpus Christi, Texas shooting at 3100 Block of Deer Run: 1 injuredVinton, Louisiana shooting at Old Hwy 90: no casualitiesChicago (Roseland), Illinois shooting at 1 block of E 113th St: 1 injuredA sheriff was suspended Monday after being charged last month with indecency for allegedly exposing his genitals in a city park.A minivan ran into a newsstand at a busy streetcorner. The 38-year-old man and 77-year-old man have both been hospitalized and placed in stable condition. There were two cars involved in the accident.But “To squeeze North Korea we’ve got to get China to also rethink its interests” adds @cohendavid “What the Trump administration is doing is really prioritizing North Korea over everything else” says fmr @CIA deputy dir @cohendavid “The target right now to really squeeze North Korea has really been narrowed down” per fmr @CIA Dpty Dir @cohendavid Trump, on himself: “I think probably seldom has any president and administration done more or had any more success so early on” “North Korea is not the most sanctioned country in the world” per Vira, adding idea of "Hermit Kingdom...just not true" on DPRK finances Firefighters from Denver have joined the more than 200 firefighters battling a wildfire on Colorado’s Western Slope that has forced some evacuations. The Dead Dog Fire is located 10 miles north of Rangely and it has burned more than 5,000 acres.Michael Cohen said he’s been asked to testify Sept. 5. The Deputy Atty General on reports that Trump will fire the special counsel overseeing the investigation into Russia Pelosi on Trump: “I think he's going to self-impeach.” Pres Trump did not respond when asked if Robert Mueller should be fired as special counsel. "Maybe not the right moment to lower the secrecy veil on Congress," says @ChrisMurphyCT. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been jailed for 30 days following a crackdown by police at an anti-corruption protest in the Russian capital.Senate Rules Committee wants media to request approval from it for every on-camera interview of a senator in the hallway. Pres Trump uses Cabinet Room lunch to again slam Democrats for obstructionist approach to GOP healthcare bill. Says their motto is "resist." Damaging tornadoes, funnel clouds and baseball-size hail passed through Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska on Monday afternoon.Pres says Senate working on a a "phenomenal" healthcare bill. Says it's going to be "generous, kind, with heart." Calling ObamaCare "a broken promise" and "a lie," Pres Trump has lunch with 13 GOP Senators to press for repeal and replacement bill. [email protected]: "Companies are moving back into the United States." [email protected]: "Unemployment has fallen to a 16-year low and manufacturing confidence is at an all-time high." Firefighters pulled a woman from the Missouri River Tuesday morning after she jumped in from the Bond Bridge. She was taken to a hospital. Her condition was not released.“Jobs are starting that would have never started, ever, under any circumstances.” — President Trump [email protected]: "ObamaCare has been...a broken promise." Part of US strategy vs DPRK must be getting people there more info from outside world, per @RepEdRoyce “We just need to double down on it” “They’re agonizing over this too” @RepEdRoyce says of China on DPRK “This is not the kind of conduct that they wished for" A 63-year-old man is missing Tuesday and was seen on June 12. Ronald Cuttino was last seen in the unit block of Massachusetts Avenue, NE. Cuttino is described as black with a dark complexion. He's 6-foot-3, weighs 170 pounds, and has gray hair and brown eyes."We better have concerns about how cavalier they are about selling this technology” per @RepEdRoyce on DPRK weapons program Sen. Graham on press restrictions in Capitol: "of all the problems in America, y'all are pretty down the list" DPRK "ingenuity surprises us" per @RepEdRoyce of illicit financial networks-to shut it down "the will needs to come from the United States” DPRK "circumventing the rules” with cigarettes, illicit drugs, arms trade, slave labor to evade sanctions, per @RepEdRoyce @followFDD briefing Pressing for Senate action on bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare, Pres Trump and VP Pence having WH lunch with 13 GOP Senators: [email protected] presses Rosenstein on scope of Sessions’ recusal from Russia probe: “Who decides where the line is?” Roselle, New Jersey shooting at 900 block of Chestnut St: 2 killedIjamsville, Maryland shooting at 2700 Block of Green Valley Rd: 1 injuredAnnapolis, Maryland shooting at Stonewood Ct: no casualitiesKansas City, Missouri shooting at 5500 Block of Park Ave: 1 injuredWashington, District of Columbia shooting at 3000 block of Stanton Rd SE: 1 injuredWashington, District of Columbia shooting at 600 block of Morton Place NE: 1 injuredColumbus, Ohio shooting at N/A: 1 injuredDayton, Ohio shooting at 402 Briarwood Ave: no casualitiesBaltimore, Maryland shooting at 3300 block of Ayrdale Avenue: 4 injuredBaltimore, Maryland shooting at 1200 block of Bonaparte Avenue: 2 killed, 2 injuredBaltimore, Maryland shooting at 2500 block of Boston Street: 1 killedSarcoxie, Missouri shooting at CR 30 and Gum Road: 1 killed, 1 injuredJerseyville, Illinois shooting at 117 W Prairie St: 1 killed, 1 injuredDaytona Beach, Florida shooting at 500 block of Division St: 1 killedFort Wayne, Indiana shooting at 422 Spring St: 1 injuredBirmingham, Alabama shooting at 28th Street: 2 injuredCharleston, West Virginia shooting at 1200 block of Stuart St: 1 injuredGeorgetown, Delaware shooting at North Bedford Street: no casualitiesDetroit, Michigan shooting at Lakepointe and Berkshire: 1 killedRochester, New York shooting at Hudson Ave: 1 injuredBartlesville, Oklahoma shooting at 2330 SE Washington Blvd: 1 killedVirginia Beach, Virginia shooting at 1600 block of Ohio Ave: 1 injuredLexington, Kentucky shooting at 858 Carneal Road: 1 injuredEgg Harbor Township, New Jersey shooting at Ocean Heights Avenue: no casualitiesHampton, New Hampshire shooting at I-95: 1 injuredMiami, Florida shooting at SW 159th St and 98th Ave: no casualitiesStuart, Florida shooting at 16th Ct and Palm Beach Rd: no casualitiesA woman who was lying on the sand early Monday in Miami Beach was awakened by two robbers, authorities said. The robbery and attempted rape was reported just before 4:30 a.m. in the 2100 block of the beach. [email protected]_JoeManchin asks whether Dep. AG Rosenstein could be fired and replaced by Pres. Trump. "Anything's possible," Rosenstein says. A girl sexually assaulted over the weekend remains hospitalized. Police are searching for suspect. The suspect in this case as a white male, clean shaven with light colored hair, was wearing jeans and an unknown shirtA body that washed up on a Massachusetts shore Monday was identified as that of a man who went missing when his boat capsized last week.[email protected] presses Rosenstein on potential for hundreds of lawsuits over proposed border wall: "Property owners...are not very pleased." [email protected]: Firing Mueller would "destroy any shred of trust in the president's judgment that remains over here" A man on a bicycle was struck and killed on the railroad tracks south of Cypress Creek Road late Monday afternoon. The man was hit about 4:20 p.m. at Northwest 19th Street and died at the scene.Reporters at Capitol have been told they are not allow to film interviews with senators in hallways, contrary to years of precedent American student Otto Warmbier has been released from North Korea. The college student was serving a 15-year prison term with hard labor for alleged anti-state acts. Warmbier's parents say he had been medically evacuated and he had been in a coma since March 2016.The blue Mercedes SUV involved in Saturday’s fatal hit-and-run has been located and recovered. The vehicle was found unoccupied. Police could not immediately say if any arrests had been made or if anyone had been taken into custody.Pres. Trump will award Medal of Honor to Vietnam War veteran James C. McCloughan on July 31, White House says. A man has died after a chunk of concrete fell off a trailer and crashed through the windshield of his SUV.A two-year-old child was rescued from a parked car on Tuesday morning in Wilmington. The child was reported to be short of breath and sweating. The outside temperate was about 80 degrees at the time.The child was taken to the hospital for evaluation.US Gen Dunford says US forces can still move out of al-Tanf, not encircled, pro-government forces couldn't restrict US movements.Today OSCE SMM, in coordination with JCCC, monitored ceasefire and facilitated power line repairs in non-govt-contr Mykhailivka-Almazna "We are not winning in Afghanistan," US defense secretary tells Senate Armed Services Committee. A woman was killed after she fell asleep in front of a tractor trailer, and was then run over. 58-year-old Pamela Guy had helped the driver wash his truck on Sunday. She had been drinking heavily.A man was arrested after firing gunshots while intoxicated behind a row of townhouses in around midnight on Tuesday. Paul Gerald Peterson, 30, of Annapolis was reported by neighbors of the townhouse community on Stonewood Court.A teen remains hospitalized after he was accidentally shot by his twin brother, authorities said Monday. The 14-year-old boy was shot shortly before 3:45 p.m. Monday.[email protected]: "Is it possible the AG is a witness in this investigation?" Rosenstein: "If he were, senator, I wouldn't talk about it." The President administration on Monday threw out a new rule intended to limit the numbers of endangered whales and sea turtles getting caught in fishing nets off the West Coast.Deputy AG Rosenstein: I am all about making sure the rule of the law is followed and that we reach a fair result. Asked if he'd fire special counsel on Trump's orders, Rosenstein says he won't follow any orders unless they are "lawful and appropriate." Secretary of State Rex Tillerson: We’re going to have to move to work with others to begin to deny North Korea basic needs. Sec. of State Tillerson testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the Fiscal Year 2018 State Department Budget Request Chris Ruddy told Sean Spicer called him last night asking him to issue a statement saying he didn't talk to Trump about Mueller. Ruddy declined: "I never claimed I spoke to the president, so why would I issue a statement saying I didn’t speak to the president?” - reportRosenstein: "Director Mueller is going to have a full degree of independence that he needs to conduct that investigation appropriately." Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein says he has not seen any reason to fire special counsel Robert Mueller New York: there has been at least one explosion after a gas leak following a fire in a building. FBI and fire department on site. “We anticipate that by the end of the summer, we’ll see a large number of U.S. attorneys nominated throughout the country.” - Rod Rosenstein “Mueller would only be fired for good cause…if there’s not good cause, it doesn’t matter to me what anybody says.” — Rod Rosenstein New York: 35 injured after gas explosionA 5-year-old boy was found dead after being left in a day care van all day.Addressing @HHSGov personnel, Pence slams Congressional Dems for being "blind to the reality" that "ObamaCare is collapsing." SecDef on ISIS fight in Syria "There are very modest expectations for finding areas of cooperation with Russia until they change behavior" Rosenstein said he is confident Robert Mueller can operate with "full independence," but says the attorney general has the power to fire him [email protected]: "I don't know his team. I know Bob Mueller. I have confidence in Bob Mueller." Ruddy: "Interestingly enough, the White House never denied my underlying report." Pence says Admin now looking to Senate to finish work on health care bill and he and @POTUS will lunch with Senators today to talk about it. Speaker Paul Ryan says Chris Ruddy’s comments that Trump is considering firing special counsel Mueller is a “rumor” A 25-year-old man was seriously injured when he was struck by a vehicle in downtown Boise. Eric Siegrist was rushed to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise by paramedics.[email protected] asks how AG Sessions thinks he can "credibly lead" DOJ "amid such distressing questions about his actions and his integrity." "This will be the North Star of our Administration," says @VP at @HHSGov of replacing ObamaCare with lower cost and better choice plan. New Orleans: A man was killed in a double shooting near Chef Menteur Highway in the Read Boulevard area. A woman was injured in the same shooting[email protected] says he wants to hear AG Sessions answer questions about "false testimony," role in Comey firing, recusal from Russia probe. Speaker Paul Ryan on special counsel probe of Russia meddling: `Let Robert Mueller do his job' [email protected]: AGs in the past "did not cower at the request of Congress to fulfill its constitutional oversight responsibility." Ryan and McCarthy frustrated with questions about special counsel Mueller, accuse press of "creating a debate that is not happening" SecDef Mattis on Trump-"full support" for European Reassurance Initiative, we're not there for other reason than temper Russia designs [email protected] to Dep. AG Rosenstein after Sessions cancels appearance: "You're not the witness we were supposed to hear from today." Paul Ryan: Special Counsel investigation should go on “thoroughly and independently … let Robert Mueller do his job” President Donald Trump will have lunch with 13 Republican senators on Tuesday to push repealing Obamacare Chairman Dunford - Russia is top threat due to their nuclear capability as well as their behavior [email protected]: This is 2nd time AG Sessions has "declined to appear before this subcommittee, cancelling just days before" his appearance Jailed US student Otto Warmbier released in North Korea: US senatorTwo people were killed and a third person seriously injured in a one-car crash in Rhode Island. Police said speed appears to have been a factor in the crash. None of the occupants were wearing seat belts. Mattapan: A man was shot and killed on sidewalk on Hosmer Street. The man was slain beside a black SUV and the driver’s side door remained open while his body was covered with a white sheet[email protected]: 2 million more people just dropped out of ObamaCare. It is in a death spiral. Obstructionist Democrats gave up, have no answer = resist! The DC Doner food truck caught fire in downtown DC Tuesday morning shortly before 10 a.m. No injuries have been reported at this time.Las Vegas: Two people are dead and a third person is the hospital after a shooting at an apartment complex near Clark High SchoolThe defense ministers of Saudi Arabia and Qatar are both in Washington, D.C. to meet their US counterpartNYPD and FBI on scene investigating a suspicious package at West Broadway and Murray St. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein returns to Capitol Hill on Tuesday for public hearings on the budget Four fishermen were rescued Tuesday morning from their capsized boat off Government Cut. The fireboat took the men to Jungle Island Marina.A driver involved in a Cooper City car accident Tuesday claims a spider caused the crash. The unnamed driver lost control of the vehicle and hit a light post on Nob Hill Road and Southwest 57th Street.Authorities say inmates killed two prison guards during a bus transport in Georgia about 7:23 a.m. Tuesday and are now being sought by law enforcement. Both men are now armed with the officers' .40 caliber Glock pistols.Jeff Sessions personally asked Congress to let him prosecute medical marijuana providers A KCK church is a mess after vandalism, but the congregation is still finding a way to help others. Tuesday's food giveaway is typically one of Bethel Seventh Day Adventist Church's biggest of the month. The food pantry that is attached to the church serves more than 100 families every month.Senate agrees on Russia sanctions bill. Codifies Ukraine-related sanctions and blocks President from unilateral decision to ease them. Putnam (county), Georgia shooting at GA Highway 16: 2 killedChicago, Illinois shooting at 1500 block of West Morse Ave: 1 injuredHuntsville, Alabama shooting at 3708 McVay St SW: 1 injuredDecatur, Georgia shooting at 4700 block of Flat Shoals Parkway: 1 killedHattiesburg, Mississippi shooting at 103 Campbell Loop: 1 injured[email protected]: Heading to the Great State of Wisconsin to talk about JOBS, JOBS, JOBS! Big progress being made as the Real News is reporting. Husband of murdered radio host April Kauffman taken into custody.Fire at an apartment building on NE 11th Ave. in North Miami is out. Battalion chief says 8-10 people displaced. Cause is unknown. Armed groups kidnapped the lawyer Abdul Razzak al-Shihab with his son, lieutenant Abdullah, in Bazaa[email protected] is averaging 4.5 false or misleading statements per day of his presidency [email protected]: Fake News is at an all time high. Where is their apology to me for all of the incorrect stories??? [email protected]: A.G. Lynch made law enforcement decisions for political purposes...gave Hillary Clinton a free pass and protection. Totally illegal! A barrage of bullets injured one man and damaged a vehicle. More than 30 shots were fired on the 1000 block of Powell Street Tuesday. The victim was airlifted to an area hospital. Police have not made any arrests.ProPublica: Trump's lawyer, Mark Kasowitz, boasted that he got @PreetBharara fired: “This guy is going to get you” Traffic is flowing after a crash involving two semis blocked a portion of I-24 in Lyon County, Kentucky on Tuesday morning, June 13.Putnam County: Two prison guards are dead after being shot and killed by prisoners on Hwy 16 West of Sparta near EatontonWH announces Pres Trump will hold talks June 29-30 with new South Korean Pres Moon Jae-in. North Korea threat tops agenda. With a new book "Understanding Trump," Gingrich says "the power of a president to survive is unbelievable." Thinks Trump will serve 8 years. Gingrich admits he's changed his mind about Mueller - when he first called it a superb choice. Gingrich says Mueller's first hires are pro-Dem. Thinks Mueller investigation will be "a rigged game." "Wrong to pretend it's fair." Spoke to Pres Trump last night, says @newtgingrich. Doesn't think @POTUS will seek to fire special counsel Robert Mueller. A deputy responding to a burglary call has shot a man. 29-year-old Joshua V. Welborn was shot by Lee County deputy. Welborn remained in a hospital Monday afternoon and was expected to survive.President Trump will also do a re-election fundraiser for Gov Scott Walker, R-WI. Fifth fundraiser so far for Pres Trump. 4th no press coverage. Virginia Beach: A police officer was shot serving a warrant. on Ohio Avenue.WH bills this as "workforce development" week. In Waukesha, Pres Trump will visit a technical college to spotlight job skills programs. On arrival in Milwaukee, Pres Trump again has tarmac meeting with families billed as ObamaCare victims. Did same in Cincy last week. Today at the WH: Pres Trump again pushes for his legislative agenda at lunch with some members of Congress. Later heads to Wisconsin. Bloomberg: Russia's election cyberattack was far more widespread than has been publicly revealed, 39 states were affected Suspect in last night's shooting death of Arkansas police officer now in custody after manhunt, police say Newt on Mueller’s staff: “These are bad people.” Police are asking for the public’s help to track down a missing 19-year-old. He was last seen wearing a gray T-shirt, dark blue formfitting jeans and black Vans tennis shoes. Police say he’s 6 feet 2 inches tall and has a tattoo of a sailboat on his right writer’s palm.Senators reach deal on additional sanctions on RussiaKansas City: One person had to undergo emergency surgery after a shooting. It happened near 55th and Park Avenue. The victim sustained serious physical injuries but made it through surgery and is in stable conditionPaul Ryan this morning: “I think [Trump] should let Bob Mueller do his job” Milwaukee: Shooting that happened near 14th and Mitchell. The victim, a 20-year-old man, is being treated at a local hospital and is in stable condition[email protected]: Well, as predicted, the 9th Circuit did it again - Ruled against the TRAVEL BAN at such a dangerous time in the history of our country. S.C. [email protected]: The Fake News Media has never been so wrong or so dirty. Purposely incorrect stories and phony sources to meet their agenda of hate. Sad! San Diego: 43-year-old active-duty Navy man killed over the weekend in an apparently unprovoked shooting at the Westfield Horton Plaza mall that also left the victim's cousin woundedDallas, Plano: Shooting at a Plano QuikTrip gas station.
The shooting was reported in the 6400 block of Preston RoadNew Jersey State Police say two troopers rescued a small child and a dog after they were accidentally locked in a hot car.Baltimore: 1 dead, 3 injured in NE Baltimore shootingWashington: A man is dead after he was shot in Southeast D.C. The man was found in the 500 block of Parkland Place SEUS ambassador to Qatar (who issued messages supporting Doha in first days of GCC crisis) is ending her term U.S. Defense Chief Mattis: 'No Indication Putin Wants a Positive Relationship With US' Decatur: A woman was shot in the head outside a Waffle House. The restaurant located at 4750 Flat Shoals PkwyA 2-year-old boy in Colorado is alive today thanks to his father recognizing the symptoms of dry drowning.President Erdoğan will speak with US counterpart Trump, discuss Qatar crisis, FM Çavuşoğlu Jerseyville: cop shot and suspect dead after burglary call overnightHarris County: Four juveniles were shot in the parking lot of an apartment complexHouston: A person was killed in a shooting at an apartment complex. The shooting happened near the pool of the Village of Uvalde Apartment located in the 200 block of Uvalde RoadSt. Louis: One woman was killed and a man was injured in an overnight shooting in north city. The shooting happened on Euclid Avenue at Terry. The woman, identified as 23-year-old Shanae Walker, was shot several times. Walker was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time laterNewport: An Arkansas police officer was shot and killed , and the shooter is still at large. Officer was shot in the Remmel Park areaLouisville, Kentucky shooting at 39 Calumet Drive: 1 injuredTornado Warning including Cherry County, NE until 11:15 PM MDT Tornado Warning including Sioux County, NE until 11:00 PM MDT The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 129 to 120 Monday night in game five of the NBA Finals. Tornado Warning including Cherry County, NE until 10:30 PM MDT Sindhanur City Municipal Council employee kicks a woman colleague, in Karnataka's Raichur. Accused arrested, case registeredMcDonough: Paramedics took two people to the hospital after a shootout at a Henry County apartment complexSavannah-Chatham: Shooting that happened on 37th Street and Florence. Two individuals were shooting at each other. One of the shooters was found on 34th Street and Florence. They were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuriesTornado Warning including Sheridan County, NE until 9:45 PM MDT Volunteers looking for two missing boaters from Wales say they have found parts of their boat. Alaska State Troopers say 21-year-old Timothy Miligrock and 14-year-old Damian Soolook left Wales in a wooden rowboat early Sunday morning.Charlotte: A teenage boy was shot while walking on Snow White Lane in the Hidden Valley community. The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuriesTornado Warning including Batesland SD until 9:15 PM MDT Tornado Warning including Sheridan County, NE until 9:15 PM MDT Tornado Warning including Morrill County, NE until 8:45 PM MDT Tornado Warning including Bayard NE, Minatare NE, Melbeta NE until 8:15 PM MDT Tornado Warning including Bayard NE, McGrew NE, Perrin NE until 7:45 PM MDT Tornado Warning including Johnson County, WY until 7:00 PM MDT Tornado Warning including Harrisburg NE until 7:00 PM MDT Tornado Warning including Scottsbluff NE, Gering NE, Terrytown NE until 7:00 PM MDT Tornado Warning including Byron WY, Burlington WY, Otto WY until 6:45 PM MDT [email protected]: Congratulations to the 2016 @ClemsonFB Tigers!
Full ceremony: Tornado Warning including Scottsbluff NE, Gering NE, Terrytown NE until 6:30 PM MDT Tornado Warning including Kaycee WY, Mayoworth WY until 6:30 PM MDT Gen. Dunford: US military's advantage over potential enemies "eroding"