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Congressional Shooter James Hodgkinson 'Had Assassination Hit List Of Republican Congressmen'

Congressional Shooter James Hodgkinson 'Had Assassination Hit List Of Republican Congressmen'

Alexandria gunman James Hodgkinson was reportedly carrying a hit list with the names of several Republican congressman, all of whom were members of the House Freedom Caucus.

The Daily Caller reports:

The news that the shooter had a list of names suggests the shooting was not a random outburst, but instead appears to be a premeditated political assassination.

The list was written out on notepad paper and found in the shooter’s pocket, according to multiple sources with intimate knowledge of the situation, who spoke on condition of anonymity, citing the sensitivity of the investigation. The list of names included Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks, South Carolina Rep. Jeff Duncan and Arizona Rep. Trent Franks, TheDC has confirmed. Fox News reported after this story that Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan, Tennessee Rep. Scott DesJarlais and Virginia Rep. Morgan Griffith are also on the list. All six congressmen are members of the House Freedom Caucus, which contains the lower chamber’s most conservative members.

The FBI has contacted the congressmen to inform them of their inclusion on the list. Rep. Franks confirmed to Fox News that law enforcement officials have told him he is on the list.

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