U.S. White House Responds to Comey Tape Inquiry with Trump Tweet
Author: 0 White House Responds to Comey Tape Inquiry with Trump Tweet

In a letter on Friday, the White House said Trump's tweet asserting he didn't tape the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director was the formal answer to a request by the House of Representatives intelligence committee about their conversations.

Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation to detail findings on Congressional baseball shooting

Hodgkinson was " known to have an anger management problem ", Slater said, describing the gunman as a desperate man " struggling in all kinds of different ways ". Adrift and struggling to cope with an array of personal problems, James Hodgkinson was running out of money and told a family member that he wanted to return to IL.

Author: 0 Charlie Dent 'concerned' by Senate health care bill

Some conservative and moderate GOP senators, too, have complained about McConnell's proposal, the secrecy with which he drafted it and the speed with which he'd like to whisk it to passage. And Susan Collins of ME reiterated her opposition to language blocking federal money for Planned Parenthood, which many Republicans oppose because it provides abortions.

U.S. Supreme Court Will Hear Gerrymandering Case
Author: 0 Supreme Court Will Hear Gerrymandering Case

Election law experts say the case is the best chance yet for the high court to put limits on what lawmakers may do to gain a partisan advantage in creating political district maps, according to the Associated Press . The Wisconsin case will be the first time since 2004 that Supreme Court justices will address political gerrymandering . Both parties have tried to get the largest partisan edge when they control redistricting.

U.S. Judge Declares Another Mistrial For Ex-Cop Who Fatally Shot Sam DuBose
Author: 0 Judge Declares Another Mistrial For Ex-Cop Who Fatally Shot Sam DuBose

Prosecutors said they'll announce a decision next week as to whether they will try Tensing a third time. Tensing said he stopped DuBose near the University of Cincinnati for a missing front license plate. Alicia Napier, a civilian witness also testified that she was " 100 percent sure " that the auto moved after Tensing shot, according to the AP. CINCINNATI (AP ) - A second mistrial was declared Friday in the case of a white University of Cincinnati officer who killed an unarmed black ...

Author: 0 Lawsuit follows acquittal of ex-officer in Milwaukee shooting

Heaggan-Brown fired a shot as Smith threw his gun over the fence, hitting Smith in the chest and firing a second shot 1.69 seconds later. Smith reportedly had a gun when he ran, but the case hinged on whether he was a threat when Heaggan-Brown fired the shot that killed him.

U.S. Republicans reveal bill to replace Obamacare
Author: 0 Republicans reveal bill to replace Obamacare

Republican Senator Rand Paul (Kentucky) said , "It keeps the preexisting condition, keeps the regulations, and then subsidizes the death spiral". Mr McConnell said Democrats chose not to help frame the bill . "We have to act", McConnell said on the Senate floor Thursday, "because Obamacare is a direct attack on the middle class, and American families deserve better than its failing status quo".

U.S. Sen. Johnson: More time needed to evaluate health care bill
Author: 0 Sen. Johnson: More time needed to evaluate health care bill

He said Friday he would vote against the bill in its current form but did not rule out supporting a revamped, final version of it. A small group of Senate Republicans led by McConnell released the bill on Thursday, but it didn't get the reception they were expecting.

Author: 0 State Department officials honor Otto Warmbier at OH funeral

The spokesman, who was not named, said that United States doctors who travelled to North Korea to carry out Warmbier's medical evacuation had recognised that he had been given medical treatment and, despite his serious medical condition, had been sent back to the USA alive.

U.S. Rep. Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious'
Author: 0 Rep. Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious'

Scalise's wounds last week included a bullet puncturing his left hip and traveling across to the other hip, causing "substantial damage" to blood vessels, bones and some internal organs. Before that, he had been in critical condition since he was brought to the hospital in shock after the shooting. Sava said he told Scalise's family that "I am not declaring victory until he's playing ball in his back yard with his family".

U.S. Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice Seems To Have Been Spontaneous, FBI Says
Author: 0 Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice Seems To Have Been Spontaneous, FBI Says

The FBI says a gunman acted alone when he shot and wounded a top House Republican and four other people on a northern Virginia baseball field. U.S. The night before the shooting, Hodgkinson did a Google search for the "2017 Republican Convention", the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. In mid to late April, Slater said, Hodgkinson visited the offices of Vermont Sen.

U.S. Democrats Play Blame Game With Pelosi After Georgia Election To GOP's Glee
Author: 0 Democrats Play Blame Game With Pelosi After Georgia Election To GOP's Glee

Two-thirds of the caucus backed Pelosi a year ago when she was challenged by Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), and she feels "very confident" about the support she has. Democrat Archie Purnell lost in South Carolina's Fifth Congressional District by about the same margin, in percentage terms, but much more cheaply.

Author: 0 US 'not winning' in Afghanistan, Mattis tells Congress

Dunford began his remarks by asking for more money for the military, which has been hampered since 2013 by a set of prescribed budget cuts known as sequestration. Asked what he hoped the situation in Afghanistan would look like a year from now, Mattis said violence would be down, government corruption would be reduced and the Taliban would be "rolled back", with less freedom of movement on the battlefield.

Author: 0 Tri-State Braces for Possible Impacts From Tropical Depression Cindy

Unfortunately, this may mean parts of West Virginia will be in the core of the heaviest rainfall a year to the day after the deadly and devastating June 23, 2016, floods. The system is moving north at 12 miles per hour, with winds at 40 miles per hour, according to a National Hurricane Center advisory. While Arkansas has managed to remain relatively unscathed from Cindy, life-threatening floods and at least one death have been reported along the gulf coast.

Author: 0 Trump affects Virginia primaries, but not as expected

Norfolk resident Andrew Patton was one voter drawn to Stewart, who briefly served as Trump's campaign chairman in Virginia before he was sacked from the post . A little more than 319,000 Democrats turned out in a three-way primary in 2009. Kevin Felty, a Norfolk Republican, said he voted for Gillespie because of his fundraising prowess in what's likely to be a bloody general campaign.

Author: 0 Obama slams new Republican healthcare bill

Senate's plan to fix America's health care system and the resources needed to help our most vulnerable, including those who are dealing with drug addiction , mental illness and chronic health problems and have nowhere else to turn", Ohio Gov.

U.S. Father of missing 5-year-old boy arrested
Author: 0 Father of missing 5-year-old boy arrested

Andressian was arrested about 1 p.m.in an undisclosed location by California officers working in conjunction with Metro and federal authorities, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said. He is being held in lieu of $10 million and is expected to be returned to Los Angeles County after extradition proceedings next week. The charges against the father included child endangerment and child abduction.

U.S. New blow to GOP health bill: Nevada GOP Sen. Heller opposes
Author: 0 New blow to GOP health bill: Nevada GOP Sen. Heller opposes

The House bill, flawed in so many respects, at least made an effort on this front, since its flat subsidy was available to the people now getting hosed by Obamacare prices. That message was at odds with Trump's Rose Garden celebration after the bill cleared the House, when he told lawmakers it was a "great plan". So the bill's attempted transition from Medicaid to private coverage would inevitably leave the people transitioning worse off, with deductibles that they couldn't pay even if ...

U.S. 'No Cuts to Medicaid': Disabled Protesters Carried Away From McConnell's Office
Author: 0 'No Cuts to Medicaid': Disabled Protesters Carried Away From McConnell's Office

The disability rights activists, some of whom were in wheelchairs, were there to voice their opposition to health care legislation that would make deep cuts to Medicaid. Tense situation outside McConnell's Russell office as protesters gather. ADAPT's D.C. area branch tweeted that officers were picking people up and dropping them, which video footage of the incident appears to corroborate.

Author: 0 Paul Ryan: 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'

Mr Ruddy said Mr Mueller has some "conflicts" because his former law firm, Wilmer Hale, also representing Ms Ivanka Trump , the President's daughter, and her husband, Mr Jared Kushner. He called me and we had a good chat. Yet it's a line of thinking that is making its way to the president's ears. Rosenstein said the attorney general would be the only one who could fire Mueller.

Author: 0 Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says 'no'

Sen. Dean Heller , R-Nevada, announced Friday he can't support the plan because it rolls back Obamacare's expansion of Medicaid and puts federal funding limits on the program. If it fails to reduce the deficit sufficiently or results in too many people losing insurance coverage, McConnell could fail to secure the 50 GOP votes he needs to secure passage.

Author: 0 Australian military suspends air operations over Syria

The Coalition "has made it clear to all parties publicly and through the de-confliction line with Russian forces that the demonstrated hostile intent and actions of pro-regime forces toward Coalition and partner forces in Syria conducting legitimate counter-ISIS operations will not be tolerated".

Author: 0 Democrats Try To Push Nancy Pelosi Out To Win Back House Majority

In this June 9, 2017 House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , D-Calif., speakson Capitol Hill in Washington . She has been a successful fundraiser since she joined the leadership team in 2002. During her Thursday press conference, Pelosi defended her long tenure in the House, stating that her experience, fundraising prowess, and record in passing legislation is "worth the trouble, quite frankly".

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