Rep. Eric Swalwell (D., Calif.) on Saturday responded to President Donald Trump’s tweet wishing “thoughts and prayers” to those affected by the shooting at the California synagogue by saying, “Spare us your thoughts and prayers.”
Kevin Parker, a state senator in New York, on Tuesday responded to a Republican staffer with “kill yourself” after she exposed him on Twitter for blocking a bike lane with his vehicle last week.
Israeli Defense Forces apprehended multiple Palestinians they suspect are responsible for a drive-by shooting that happened outside a Jewish settlement in the West Bank on Sunday, according to local reports.
Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) said in an interview Tuesday that he’s worried there will be an “assassination” following the contentious confirmation process for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
Americans committed about 1.2 million violent crimes in 2017, a rate of 382.9 per 100,000 people and modest dip from the year before, according to a report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program released on Monday.
Former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal, a Florida resident who has long expressed an interest in law enforcement, said on Wednesday that the only way to prevent future school shootings is to ensure the nation’s K-12 educational institutions have a pronounced police presence.