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Senate Committee Investigating if Lynch Interfered With FBI's Hillary Email Probe

Senate Committee Investigating if Lynch Interfered With FBI's Hillary Email Probe Lynch last June met with the 42 president aboard a private plane on the tarmac of the Phoenix Airport. Under sworn questioning, Comey has veered off the topic of President Trump and Russian Federation and revealed several damning incidents in which his predecessor's administration politically interfered in the Hillary Clinton email investigation. [Full Article...]

Ham radio field day happening this weekend

Saturday morning they will be setting up, and they look forward to meeting people to explain the value of amateur radio in the event of a natural or man-made disaster when conventional communication is no longer available. More than 35,000 amateur radio operators across the country participated in last year's event. "But if there is an interruption of service or you are out of range of a cell towe... [Full Article...]

Trump signs law to make VA more accountable for vets' care

Trump signs law to make VA more accountable for vets' care In addition to making it easier to get rid of under performing employees, the bill also establishes protections for Whistle Blowers from retaliation. The VA is the second-largest department in the U.S. "Currently, for a variety of reasons, we are not ready to vote for this bill, but we are open to negotiation and obtaining more information before it is brought to the floor", Lee said in a join... [Full Article...]

List of GOP congressmen found with baseball practice shooter

List of GOP congressmen found with baseball practice shooter Hodgkinson was shot by Capitol Police on the scene after allegedly opening fire and wounded Rep. Steve Scalise , R-La., and three others. "Fox News understands that the Capitol Hill police have reached out independently to all of the offices on the list", Herridge said . [Full Article...]

Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russia investigators

Trump, however, referred to the Post's reporting as a "phony" story in a tweet Thursday. Trump appeared to take a subtle swing at Rosenstein during his tweets today, and new reports are saying that the Deputy Attorney General might recuse himself from the Russian Federation probes as well. [Full Article...]

Complete Dash Cam Footage Of Philando Castile's Shooting — JUST RELEASED

The shooting on July 6 previous year, in the Minneapolis suburb of Falcon Heights, gained widespread attention because Mr Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , live-streamed its gruesome aftermath on Facebook . The video then shows Reynolds' young daughter exiting the back passenger door by herself, while Yanez's partner picks her up and ushers her away. [Full Article...]

Gov't wants more time to address second travel ban ruling

Gov't wants more time to address second travel ban ruling The Supreme Court could discuss how to act on the emergency application at its private conference on June 22, a week after the Gorsuch ceremony. Plaintiffs in the Fourth Circuit case had argued to the Supreme Court that the 90-day ban on nationals from six designated countries ended on Wednesday, which is 90 days from the "effective date" of March 16 written into the executive order. [Full Article...]

Senate GOP aiming for vote this month on health legislation

Behind the scenes, aides say a so-called "working group" is so far nowhere near reaching a consensus, as moderates and conservatives remain divided over whether to gut key Obamacare regulations and how to structure Medicaid. But in the Senate, where a minority group of members can effectively stall any legislation from advancing, buy-in from the broader Republican Conference will be necessary ... [Full Article...]

Dems say they'll slow Senate work over secretive care bill

It's being kept under wraps by design. Reveal it too soon and criticism from outside conservative groups, independent reviews and Democrats could have the bill unravel before it hits the floor. McConnell is indeed busy, according to Senate Republican calendars obtained by The Intercept. Murkowski has been frank about her frustration with how the Senate is crafting their health care bill. [Full Article...]

US lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

The bullet entered his left hip and tore through his pelvis, breaking bones, injuring organs and causing severe bleeding. Scalise will undergo more operations. "I was surprised by some of the reports also", Sava said. 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 said. [Full Article...]

Congressional Baseball game has tender moments, day after shooter injures 5

Scalise was shot Wednesday morning when a gunman opened fire at Republicans' congressional baseball practice in Alexandria. Lobbyist Matt Mika was shot multiple times and remains hospitalized. "Everyone's getting a bunch of death threats right now", Representative Ruben Gallego, a Democrat , told The Los Angeles Times . When the members of the Republican team were announced at Natio... [Full Article...]

Trump visits lesbian officer injured saving Republican congressmen from shooter

Trump visits lesbian officer injured saving Republican congressmen from shooter Most members of Congress are not given a security detail but Bailey and Griner had been assigned to House Majority Whip Steve Scalise because he in a leadership position. Bailey has been released from the hospital but Griner was still recovering late Wednesday. "But for their heroism there's no question that there would have been much more carnage, no doubt about it, because no one else there ... [Full Article...]

Pence Hires Private Lawyer For Russia Investigation

Pence Hires Private Lawyer For Russia Investigation Cullen served as a US attorney under President George H.W. Bush and is now the chairman of the McGuireWoods LLP law firm in Richmond, Virginia, according to ABC News . Just before the story broke, Trump wrote a pair of angry tweets, suggesting that Hillary Clinton, his Democratic opponent in the election , should be under investigation instead of him.Earlier on Thursday, Trump called the probe... [Full Article...]

Minnesota Reps. Tim Walz, Erik Paulsen On Congressional Baseball

Minnesota Reps. Tim Walz, Erik Paulsen On Congressional Baseball Senate chaplain's prayer after lawmaker shooting Congressional Baseball Game still on despite shooting Trump Jr. appears to link lawmaker shooting to controversial "Julius Caesar" production MORE (R-Texas) was among those shot by a gunman at Republicans' congressional baseball game practice on Wednesday, according to the lawmaker's office. [Full Article...]

Sessions to face sharp questions on Russian Federation contacts

Media reports last week said Mr Sessions offered to resign because of tensions with Mr Trump over his decision to recuse himself from the FBI's Russian Federation probe. Hawaii's Attorney General Doug Chin says a ruling that upholds the blocking of President Donald Trump's travel ban shows why the country has three branches of government. [Full Article...]

Sessions is appearing before Senate Intel Committee: What could happen?

DOJ says they think he will testify in closed session. The matter is also being investigated by several congressional panels, including the Senate Intelligence Committee. JOHNSON: Yeah. The attorneys general for Washington , D.C., and Maryland tell The Washington Post they're planning to sue the president for violating the emoluments clause of the Constitution, that language that says the preside... [Full Article...]

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify in public hearing

Though we may not learn a lot about the Russian Federation investigation, we will be able to better assess Sessions' survival by the end of the day. In addition to his testimony, the fate of Special Counsel Robert Mueller is also in the air. [Full Article...]

Anti-Sharia rallies this weekend worry Muslim leaders

Anti-Sharia rallies this weekend worry Muslim leaders ACT For America , which has been labeled an extremist anti-Muslim group by a national group that tracks hate groups, says it is holding a " March Against Sharia " in Syracuse on Saturday. Gabriel and her organization did not respond to requests for comment. Franklin "Frankie" Asbury, 17, said she noticed several social media posts from people who were angry about the ACT rally, so she created a ... [Full Article...]

Chocolate trafficking Is Apparently A Thing

Chocolate trafficking Is Apparently A Thing Attorney's Office for the Southern District of NY. The gang is also charged with attempting to get a woman to seduce a man in Atlantic City, then knock him out with chloroform to rob him. It's also noteworthy that one of the group's biggest charges involved computer hacking-"Using computers is second nature to many of these groups", Mark Galeotti, a Russian crime specialist at the Institute of I... [Full Article...]

No Powerball victor last night, new jackpot estimated at $435M

No Powerball victor last night, new jackpot estimated at $435M The largest Powerball jackpot ever to hit was $1.586 billion, which shared between tickets sold in three states on January 13, 2016. Powerball draws on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:59 p.m. Powerball is a multi-state lottery game that operates in 44 states, Washington, D.C., the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The drawing did, though, produce almost 45,000 winning tickets in Virginia. [Full Article...]


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