Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

Violet Tucker
June 18, 2017

Business of the House was resuming a day after the incident. And she said she had no idea what exactly he was doing while he was gone.

Hodgkinson is originally from Belleville, Illinois - 800 miles from where the 66-year-old opened fire on Republican members of Congress at a Virginia baseball field. He later died of his injuries, Trump told the nation from the White House.

"We're getting exhausted of this", he said. "Their sacrifice makes democracy possible".

Hodgkinson also "liked" a cartoon suggesting Rep. Steve Scalise (R-Louisiana) should be fired. What did she say?

Was [Hodgkinson's] attack evidence of how vicious American politics has become?

This time at the hands of a man who hated President Trump - a man who wanted to kill as many Republicans as he could.

According to the Daily Caller, Sen.

A spokeswoman for Capitol Police did not return CNN's request for comment.

Shortly after the shooting, Bernie Sanders, the former candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, said on the Senate floor that the shooter apparently was a volunteer for his campaign past year.

In 2006, he was arrested on a battery charge after allegedly punching a woman in the face, then striking her boyfriend in the head with the wooden stock of a 12-gauge shotgun before firing a round at the man, according to a sheriff's department report.

Brooks told CNN that he was contacted by Capitol Police and told his name and office number were on the list.

They are no more responsible for yesterday's attack than pro-life groups are when abortionists are targeted, or Sarah Palin was when former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot (some on the left blamed her because of Sarah PAC's map of targeted congressional races with cross hairs).

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Democrats have universally condemned the violent attack on the congressional baseball practice.

"Did you hear about what was going on out there in Washington? People say weird things all the time".

Hodgkinson's apparent Facebook page included strong criticism of Republicans and the Trump administration.

Sara Robishaw, a server at Junction Bakery and Bistro, said she began noticing him about three weeks ago, sitting on a bench in front of the Walgreens drugstore across the street from her shop.

The hospital said Scalise was struck by a single rifle shot to the left hip that went through his pelvis, "fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and causing severe bleeding".

"Michael said he wasn't close with his brother, but said James was politically active and led a regular life", Mark wrote.

"I think that the president contributed to this significantly", said Rep. James Clyburn of SC, the No. 3 House Democrat.

After about 7 minutes of speaking with reporters, she turned to the deputy to ask if she could leave. Friends describe him as a normal guy who was "a passionate progressive".

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. And, in late March, the authorities said he relocated to Alexandria, just south of Washington. He thought about asking a staffer about the man but never did, he said. That shooter told the Federal Bureau of Investigation he used the SPLC's "hate map" to find an "anti-gay group" - a map that remains on the SPLC's website despite that botched mass shooting being stopped only by a security guard who was wounded. Or the other professor who said House Republicans should be lined up and shot?

Matt Mika, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods, is also in critical condition.

But would that be enough to push someone over the edge and shoot at members of Congress? Two officers were reported to be in charge of Scalise's security detail. The last time a lawmaker was shot was when Democratic Rep.

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