Sen. John McCain returned to the Senate floor less than week after undergoing surgery to treat his brain cancer on July 25. McCain cast a critical vote in favor of health care legislation and also urged his colleagues to seek bipartisan solutions.
President Donald Trump says the suspected shooter, James T. Hodgkinson, died in the hospital. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot and injured during a baseball practice early Wednesday. Two Capitol Hill police officers and at least one congressional aide were also shot, according to congressmen who were at the scene.
Police in "Alexandria, Virginia said they were investigating a “multiple shooting” on June 14 amid reports from Fox News and others that shots were fired at a Congressional baseball practice involving Majority Whip Steve Scalise and his aides.
This footage shows a helicopter arriving on the scene.
President Trump responded to questions surrounding James Comey’s testimony during a press conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on June 9. Trump called Comey a “leaker” and said that he is willing to testify under oath.
Marc Kasowitz, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, made a statement following James Comey's hearing. Kasowitz denounced the allegations that Trump interfered with the FBI's investigation into the White House's possible ties to Russia.
President Trump announced via Twitter on Wednesday that he will nominate Christopher A. Wray as FBI director. The announcement comes a day ahead of former FBI director James Comey testimony on his conversations with Trump regarding the Russia investigation.
When asked whether or not President Trump had confidence in Attorney General Jeff Sessions during a press briefing on June 6, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer provided this answer: "I have not had a discussion with him about that," Spicer said.