Congress Baseball Shooter Identified As Anti-Trump, Planned To 'Destroy' Him

James T. Hodgkinson
James T Hodgkinson via Facebook

A lone gunman, now identified as James T. Hodgkinson, opened fire on Republican members of the congressional baseball team at a practice field in Washington D.C. on Wednesday. According to recent reports, five people were shot and two of them are now in critical condition. 

“My adrenaline is raging,” Representative Mo Brooks told CNN. “It’s not easy to take when you see people around you being shot and you don’t have a weapon yourself.”

The man who opened fire, now identified as 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson, has very strong political beliefs. And while he might not look the part, he REALLY hates Donald Trump.

Judging by his Facebook page, he despises Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, and was a huge supporter of Bernie Sanders. The majority of his Facebook page was just anti-Trump posts. This one, however, stands out:

His cover photo features a picture of Bernie Sanders smiling, while his profile picture is an American flag with the quote that says "Democratic socialism in three words: we the people" on it.

Take that as you will...we're just glad everyone is safe. Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone affected by this terrible tragedy. 

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