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

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His attack on a group of Congress members practicing for a baseball game left her quivering, and nearly speechless.

U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks' name was on a list of assassination targets found on the body of James T. Hodgkinson - the suspect killed after wounding five people at a Republican congressional baseball practice Wednesday. And she wouldn't go into anything about his politics but did add this detail that he sold everything he owned from his businesses.

The firearms recovered from the alleged attacker in Wednesday's shooting at a Alexandria, Virginia, baseball field that left House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and several others injured were purchased legally, according to multiple law enforcement sources. Capitol Police officers returned fire, and Hodgkinson was fatally wounded. The FBI believes Hodgkinson had moved from IL to Alexandria in recent months, and was living in his vehicle. She said she thought he was going to return to IL because he'd run out of money. Here's what she said. "I think he just wanted a break", she said.

So far, investigators have not linked Hodgkinson to any radical groups, said a law enforcement official who spoke on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to discuss the investigation publicly.

"I hope the outcome of this tragedy will be unity, where we put our partisan differences aside and recognize that we are all here for a common goal", she said in a statement on Wednesday.

Demon-crats, were told, are hell-bent on importing terrorists to subjugate us.

Two of Hodgkinson's victims were severely wounded. A former congressional aide was hospitalized. At the request of the family, we will continue to provide periodic updates.

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"President Donald Trump visited Scalise in the hospital, afterward tweeting in part: "... He remains in critical condition from a shot to the hip. We remember when Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz. was shot in 2011 during a community outreach event with constituents.

A spokeswoman for Capitol Police did not return CNN's request for comment. Staffer Zack BarthZack Barth, a legislative correspondent for Austin Congressman Roger Williams, was shot in the calf.

Sources tell ABC News that the primary weapon used in shooting was a SKS 7.62 assault style rifle.

"The. ways they could do that is you've ever been treated by a mental physician or in a mental hospital, or you've been convicted of a felony, or have been convicted of domestic battery", said Wagner. RethugliKKKans, on the other hand, are supposedly just itching to take away your food and your healthcare. Sanders acknowledged Wednesday that Hodgkinson had apparently been among many volunteers on his 2016 campaign.

Hodgkinson bought the high-powered 7.62 mm rifle and a 9mm handgun he used in the ambush from licensed gun dealers, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which said Thursday that it had no evidence suggesting the sales were illegal.

The FBI is investigating the situation and is looking into Hodgkinson's exact motive. It happened while Republican congressmen were practicing for the annual Congressional Baseball Game.

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