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PANIC: As Amtrak Train Carrying 18 GOP Congressmen Including Speaker Paul Ryan Crashes

American Millitary News Reported:

An Amtrak train carrying several Republican members of Congress – including House Speaker Paul Ryan – on their way to a retreat in West Virginia hit a garbage truck and crashed Wednesday morning.

It is unclear who was injured in the crash, but Rep. John Faso told CNN that he believes no one on the train was injured, but it is unclear if those outside the train were injured.

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“There was (what) looks like a tractor trailer carrying trash that was hit by the train,” Faso said. “I think everyone on the train is OK. I don’t know that for sure, it’s a long train. But most of the concern is for the people outside.”

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The Amtrak train, which left Union Station in Washington, D.C., was carrying members of Congress and some of their family members. The crash occurred near Crozet, Virginia, around 11:20 a.m.

The Republican members of Congress were on their way to a retreat at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.

The President give his State of the Union address last night in Washington, D.C.

Below list is from CNN

These GOP lawmakers were on the train

From CNN’s Daniella Diaz

Several members of Congress were on the train when it hit a truck in Virginia. (They were headed to a legislative retreat today.)

They are:

  • House Speaker Paul Ryan
  • Rep. French Hilll, R-Arkansas
  • Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Washington
  • Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas
  • Rep. John Moolenaar‏, R-Michigan
  • Rep. Rick Allen, R-Georgia
  • Rep. Susan Brooks, R-Indiana
  • Rep. Ron Estes, R-Kansas
  • Rep. Steve Womack‏, R-Arkansas
  • Sen. Mike Rounds, R-South Dakota
  • Rep. Keith Rothfus, R-Pennsylvania
  • Rep. Alex Mooney, R-West Virginia
  • Rep. Martha McSally, R-Arizona
  • Rep. Don Bacon, R-Nebraska
  • Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas
  • Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kansas
  • Rep. Steve Daines, R-Montana
  • Rep. Drew Ferguson, R-Georgia

 

H/T TacticalShitNews



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