A fitness buff carrying an American flag and shouting about President Donald Trump stormed the hotel lobby of Trump’s Miami-area golf resort early Friday and opened fire at a chandelier. He then waited for police to arrive, and exchanged gunfire with officers who shot him in the legs and arrested him. The motive for the shooting at Trump National Doral Golf Club around 1:30 a.m. was not immediately clear, but Miami-Dade Police Director Juan Perez said the man pointed his gun at several people and shouted “anti-Trump” rhetoric before waiting for police to confront him.

In a surprise announcement that caught the candidate off-guard, Trump said Friday he’ll nominate acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently lead the beleaguered department. Trump spilled the news about Wilkie at a White House event on prison reform as he introduced Cabinet members in attendance.

Trump accused the Justice Department on Friday of trying to frame him by planting a spy in his 2016 campaign – an allegation his own lawyer said might not be true. Trump quoted Fox Business anchor David Asman and tweeted: “Apparently the DOJ put a Spy in the Trump Campaign.”

Source: Associated Press

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