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Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russia investigators
- June 17, 2017

He lashed out at a top Justice Department official overseeing the inquiry, reflecting his mounting frustration with the unrelenting controversy that has consumed his early presidency. "Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations". The department would not comment on the record on whether Trump, who has repeatedly complained about leaks on the case, requested the statement. (more...)
Trump cheerleaders turn on special counsel Mueller Trump cheerleaders turn on special counsel Mueller
- June 17, 2017

The White House finally said Tuesday evening that Trump has "no intention" of firing Mueller, amid speculation and concern that he was weighing that option. The source of the media's furious reporting, Chris Ruddy actually sat down with White House Correspondent Kristen Welker for NBC Nightly News . And the Daily Caller reported on Tuesday that included an interview with Mueller. (more...)
Trump says Scalise 'took a bullet' for all of us
- June 17, 2017

The Capitol Police Memorial Fund was added to the list of charities that will receive money raised by the game in honor of two members of Scalise's security detail who were at the Wednesday practice session and returned fire. "The congressman will require additional operations, and will be in the hospital for some time ". Scalise probably has hundreds of bullet fragments in his body, and doctors don't plan to remove them because usually there is more risk than benefit in doing so, Sava ... (more...)
Wife of James Hodgkinson: 'I was shocked'
- June 17, 2017

Hodgkinson had stopped by the mechanic to fix his vehicle and the mechanic, Crist Dauberman, said that Hodgkinson had such an anger toward Donald Trump. Scalise and lobbyist Matt Mika remained in critical condition Friday. Two months into the school year however, the 17-year-old committed suicide in a painful and gruesome manner, dousing her body in gasoline and then lighting herself on fire as she sat in her auto on the side of the road. (more...)
Deputy AG Rosenstein testifying before budget hearings Tuesday Deputy AG Rosenstein testifying before budget hearings Tuesday
- June 17, 2017

President Donald Trump confirmed Friday he is under federal investigation and appeared to single out a senior Justice Department official for criticism, underscoring his growing frustration with the persistent focus on Russia's involvement in the 2016 election and possibly his campaign. (more...)
Scalise still critical, but expected to recover: Doctor
- June 17, 2017

Scott Applewhite, File). Scalise has been an avid participant in the game since arriving in Congress in 2008. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen). The baseball field at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park, is lighted as Federal Bureau of Investigation agents process the scene in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday , June 14, 2017, after a rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers at a congressional ba. (more...)
Rep. Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, doctor says
- June 17, 2017

Family members of Matt Mika say the MI native was shot multiple times in his chest and arm, and he remains in the intensive care unit in critical condition at George Washington University Hospital. Numerous players in the congressional game Thursday night are wearing Louisiana State University hats in honor of Scalise, a graduate of the school, as they assemble at Nationals Park in Washington. (more...)
Officer acquitted in Castile shooting; hundreds protest
- June 17, 2017

Office Yanez fired 7 shots into the vehicle claimed to have been afraid and confused claiming that Castile had reached for his gun even after he was instructed not to. The video shows that, in the moments before Castile died, a calm Reynolds tells him "stay with me", and then explains they had been pulled over for a broken tail light . (more...)
Crooked Hill Road is changed to Crooked Hillary Road
- June 17, 2017

The Washington Post first reported the news on Wednesday evening. US President Donald Trump , who claimed that the probe into his alleged obstruction of justice was "fake news", turns to Twitter to deflect charges and attack former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton , her husband and the Democratic party. (more...)
Wife of alleged Virginia shooter: 'I can't believe he did this'
- June 17, 2017

He belonged to a number of anti-Republican Facebook groups and had a criminal record that included charges of resisting a peace officer, eluding police, driving under the influence and criminal property damage. Sen. They said he told his wife earlier this week he was heading back to IL; he canceled his YMCA membership a day before the shooting; and had talked to a local garage about getting his van ready for the trip. (more...)
Border Patrol warns of deadly heat for border-crossers Border Patrol warns of deadly heat for border-crossers
- June 17, 2017

After attempting to "amicably" negotiate the handover of the unauthorized migrants with camp representatives, the agency claims, Tucson Sector Border Patrol sought search warrants prior to descending on the camp and surrounding it at 6 p.m. (more...)
Wounded officer's first pitch highlights Congressional baseball game Wounded officer's first pitch highlights Congressional baseball game
- June 17, 2017

Two injured Capitol Hill police officers are being hailed as heroes who prevented a massacre at the hands of a would-be assassin in Alexandria, Va., on Wednesday. "The only chance we had was the Capitol Police", Paul said. Barton said in a statement, "The suspect was shooting at members and staff on the field". (more...)
United States congressman Scalise still in critical condition - hospital
- June 17, 2017

Ticket sales picked up after Wednesday's shooting , eventually setting an attendance record, the organizers said, as attendees such as Alexander Hilten, 16, of Arlington, Virginia, chose to come to the game for the first time . The Democrats won the game, 11-2, behind pitcher Cedric Richmond, a close friend of Scalise's from Louisiana . "There'll be a lot of emotion at this game", Doyle said. (more...)
Michelle Carter Found Guilty Of Involuntary Manslaughter Michelle Carter Found Guilty Of Involuntary Manslaughter
- June 17, 2017

Prosecutors said that in addition to bombarding Roy with text messages , Carter also gave Roy advice when he got out of the truck as he was inhaling the gas and told her he was scared. She was ordered to not contact members of Roy's family and to surrender her passport. "She is mindful that the process in the truck will take approximately 15 minutes." Finally some justice for Conrad Roy III's family. (more...)
Trump says Scalise condition 'difficult'
- June 17, 2017

The hospital says the Louisiana congressman "will require additional operations, and will be in the hospital for some time". Family members of Matt Mika say the MI native was shot multiple times in his chest and arm, and he remains in the intensive care unit in critical condition at George Washington University Hospital. (more...)
Trump to reveal whether or not he taped Comey conversations Trump to reveal whether or not he taped Comey conversations
- June 17, 2017

But Trump's denunciations of Comey have only fueled demands that the president - who has denied asking for loyalty or asking for the investigation to be shelved - give his account under oath. In nearly three hours of sworn testimony, Comey also said he orchestrated a leak to a New York Times reporter of a memo describing his conversations with Trump in the hope that it would prompt the appointment of a special counsel. (more...)
Oregon Just Added a Third Gender Option on Driver's Licenses Oregon Just Added a Third Gender Option on Driver's Licenses
- June 17, 2017

The move, which is set to go into effect on July 1, is confirmation of a massive civil rights win for anyone who does not identify as simply male or female. An employee of the advocacy group Basic Rights Oregon hands out stickers during an Oregon Driver and Motor Vehicle department public hearing on May 10. (more...)
Russian probe looks into Jared Kushner's businesses
- June 16, 2017

The news comes as the Justice Department continues its investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and the Trump administration's potential ties to Russia. The FBI is also looking into the financial activity of Michael Flynn, Paul Manafort, and Carter Page, the Post says, and all of them have been cut loose from team Trump. (more...)
Kelly revokes Obama order shielding immigrant parents of United States citizens
- June 16, 2017

While announcing the end of that program late Thursday, the Homeland Security Department said another program that has protected hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation will remain in effect, though it did not say for how long. (more...)
CNN sues Justice Department for copies of Comey memos CNN sues Justice Department for copies of Comey memos
- June 16, 2017

Accusations of obstruction arose last month when Trump fired FBI Director James Comey . "Obstruction is criminal - there's a criminal aspect to that", committee Chairman Sen. A counterintelligence inquiry into Russian interference now extends - as these things inevitably do - to possible financial dealings of Trump and his associates and possible "procedural" crimes (e.g. (more...)

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