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More Info on Congressional Baseball Shooter — Described as a 'Rude' Loner, Who 'Creeped Out' Bartenders
This week, we're focusing on the local connection to the shooting in Alexandria, Virginia on Wednesday, which was perpetrated by a 66-year-old man from Belleville.
A review by 25 Investigates found Hodgkinson's political frustration stretched back long before President Trump and some of the current Republican leaders came into power. "I need to use this bike, '" Balderston said. "I can not believe it", she said.
No staff members noticed any "inappropriate or unusual behavior" and no one complained about him, the YMCA said.
Before Hodgkinson was brought down, he wounded U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., a congressional aide, another man and at least one police officer.
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).
"I had no idea this was about to happen", she said of the shooting, which seemed to target Republican congressmen. James left Belleville in March to travel to Alexandria.
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"By playing tonight we are showing the world that we will not be intimidated by threats, acts of violence or assaults on our democracy", said President Donald Trump, appearing on the park's giant screen but not attending.
Kristina Scrimshaw, a bartender at the Pork Barrel BBQ restaurant a few blocks from the shooting scene, said Hodgkinson had become something of a regular in recent weeks. He always drank alone, and always drank cans of Budweiser - sometimes just one, sometimes as many as six, said Kristina Scrimshaw, a bartender at the restaurant.
"I told the sheriff, 'I don't know what's the matter with that guy, but he can't be shooting like that, '" he said.
"People, at certain times, take things deeply to heart and react and do things that really are unconscionable as we saw in D.C.", he said. "We have to, I think, understand that words have consequences".
His wife, Sue Hodgkinson, spoke publicly on Thursday evening for the first time since the shooting.
Hodgkinson's apparent Facebook page included strong criticism of Republicans and the Trump administration. Like millions of other Americans, he supported Senator Bernie Sanders, an independent who sought the Democratic presidential nomination and condemns violence.
A search of online newspapers show that Hodgkinson frequently wrote letters to his local newspaper, the Belleville News-Democrat, which published almost two dozen letters between 2010 and 2012, many of which included complaints about the same theme: income inequality.
Kelly then hit Hodgkinson hit Rep. Steve Scalise, who was playing 2nd base at the game.
Reports say the event was odd because the attack was sudden and unprovoked. Hodgkinson used a pocket knife to cut the friend's seat belt and punched that woman in the face. The charges were dismissed later that year, according to the court clerk.
He wrote letters to the local paper's editor, took part in Occupy Wall Street protests.
What Fallon says is undeniably true, and whatever you think about Sanders, attempting to make this sort of connection out of political spite is not just damaging and unfair to Sanders.
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According to the wire service, the Pentagon says the US military is "aware of an incident in eastern Afghanistan". A Taliban spokesperson told the New York Times that one of their members was behind the attack.
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Afghan security forces accused the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani network of being behind the attack, complicating today's talks. USA military commanders have proposed sending 3,000 to 5,000 more advisers to Afghanistan in a bid to break the "stalemate".
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