Ryan thanked the first responders and the Alexandria, Va. Police Department, and accentuated his respect for the Capitol Hill Police. One was being treated, and one was about to go into surgery. And we will have the chance to hold up their heroism. I rise to join the distinguished speaker in paying tribute to the courageous men and women of the Capitol Police force, and also, in sadness, for the assault that was made on our colleagues and members of the staff.
In his remarks at the close of the talks, Minister of Economy Gian Luca Galletti from host Italy , said ministers " agreed on everything except for climate". The president is moving more of the job of combating the possible effects of global warming to the US private sector and the laboratory of the states, where it properly belongs.
Charles Orear, 50, a restaurant manager from St. Louis, said in an interview Wednesday that he became friendly with Hodgkinson during their work together in Iowa on Sanders's 2016 campaign. Scalise, a top pro-life Republican in the House of Representatives, was injured today when a gunman opened fire on a group of Congressional Republicans practicing for the annual Congressional softball game.
The master tenant of the Ghost Ship warehouse was arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter Monday in connection with the deadly fire that killed three dozen concertgoers last December. At her news conference yesterday, O'Malley condemned Almena's role in allowing the space to be used for habitation and large gatherings of people: "The paying guests at the event were faced with a almost impossible labyrinth of the defendants' making".
Do you think there's anything the Democrats can do to get Attorney General Sessions or other Trump administration officials to answer questions when they're not officially invoking executive privilege? If Mueller investigates the Comey dismissal, he'll likely want to talk to Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein before speaking with or taking testimony from the president.
In a footnote, the United States explained that it did not join the sections of the communiqué on climate, "reflecting our recent announcement to withdraw and immediately cease implementation of the Paris Agreement ". In a further sign of defiance against President Trump's decision to back away from global climate action, Brown and Hendricks issued a joint statement underscoring the importance of the two economic powerhouses working together with other global governments and regions ...
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday vehemently rejected the suggestion he colluded with Russian Federation to tilt last year's election in Donald Trump's favor, branding the accusations an "appalling and detestable lie". If the president hasn't asserted privilege, King argued, correctly, Sessions can not claim its blanket protection. King mentioned a memo from October in which the U.S.
Police say the death toll is expected to increase during a "complex recovery operation" which will likely take a number of days to complete . "In my 29 years of being a firefighter I have never, ever seen anything of this scale". Facebook activated its safety check feature during the incident. In a statement posted to Twitter , London police say two people are now being treated for smoke inhalation and they're waiting updates on further injuries.
Florida Rep. Dennis Ross was not at the the practice Wednesday morning and is doing well, officials said . Update: The gunman in the Virginia baseball practice shooting was identified as James T. Swalwell noted that they usually have security, but the Republicans likely had "even more " due to Scalise's rank in the House Republican Leadership.
They also requested further definition of the third count, which pertains to whether Cosby gave Constand a substance "without [her] knowledge" for the goal of "preventing resistance". Mr. Cosby said Ms. Constand often wasn't thinking clearly and he believed she had a learning disability or Attention Deficit Disorder. As such, legal experts have said the trial fits the "he said-she said" arguments so common to sexual offense cases.
The suspected gunman was killed as Capitol Police officers returned fire at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia. "He is grateful for the courageous actions of U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana, the chamber's No. 3 Republican leader, was shot during a congressional baseball practice outside of Washington.
The hospital said another victim of the shooting is in good condition. Bernie Sanders's campaign in the 2016 election, and had recently posted a petition to impeach President Donald Trump on his Facebook page , along with the statement: " Trump is a Traitor".
Eventually he conceded that he didn't want to reveal what the President had said, in case Mr Trump decides later to invoke executive privilege to keep those conversations under wraps. Sessions said he agreed with a letter drafted by his deputy, Rod Rosenstein , that Comey should be replaced. Sessions confirmed Comey's account , but he placed less emphasis on the Trump-Comey meeting.
A day after James Comey accused him of lying, President Trump returned the favor Friday and said he would testify under oath to dispute the ex-FBI director's claims that Trump urged him to drop an investigation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn .
Susan Collins said Sunday that the Senate Intelligence Committee could use the help of a special investigator as its sprawling investigation into Russian meddling in the November election - and whether there was any collusion with President Trump's campaign team - continues to widen.
A baby reportedly survived a almost 10-story fall as residents scrambled to escape a massive blaze early Wednesday morning at a residential high-rise building in West London . Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) chief executive, Ann Millington, said she recognised residents in Kent and Medway may have concerns about fire safety.
He also told high-ranking Iranian officials that "America's claim of fighting against Islamic State is a lie", Reuters reports, while in an interview with Iranian media, he said the U.S. therefore, we can not normalise ties with such country". Khamenei's hardline loyalists, drawn from among Islamists and the Revolutionary Guards, fear that normalization of ties with the United States might weaken their position.
In the wake of the attacks , Iran's powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard also released a statement implying that the US and Saudi Arabia were to blame . Experts say that the attacks may test the stability of the tyrannical Islamic regime that has ruled Iran for the past 38 years. During the funeral, Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani called the U.S.
Barton said his son, Jack, got under an SUV. "This morning the hearts of the whole House are with @ SteveScalise , the courageous Capitol police, staff, and all those who were in harm's way", said House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), in a message posted to Twitter.
There weren't no warning, there weren't no proper noise to let us know what was happening. He said it as his house where the explosion happened. Dany Cotton, Commissioner of the London Fire Brigade , said early Wednesday morning that there were "a number" of fatalities , but she could not be more specific as the massive operation at the building was ongoing.
I told him they were republicans . Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, the House Majority Whip, was critically wounded in the shooting , which injured five other people. GOP Whip Steve Scalise was shot in the hip and is in stable condition. Rep. Jeff Duncan said in a statement that he was at the practice and "saw the shooter".
And Trump says he is "100 percent" willing to testify - under oath. Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi says that one of the biggest takeaways from James Comey's testimony before a Senate panel is that the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director only cares about one person: himself.
The White House has denied any collusion with Moscow. Sessions showed flashes of anger rarely seen from the 70-year-old Alabamian, calling any suggestion that he colluded with Russian Federation to interfere in the US presidential election a "detestable lie".
At a midnight court hearing, a judge found him guilty of repeatedly violating the law on organising public meetings and sentenced him to 30 days in prison. Demonstrators in Monday's opposition protests across Russian Federation say they are fed up with endemic corruption among officials. Russians between 18 and 22 have surprised the Kremlin with their fierce participation in the anti-corruption movement.
At least five people were hit with gunfire, including Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana. Scalise dragged himself off the infield leaving a trail of blood as colleagues rushed to his assistance. Representative Steve Scalise, the third-ranking Republican, was wounded while practicing for a charity congressional baseball game . At the time of the shooting, the lawmakers were preparing for an annual congressional game scheduled for Thursday night.