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All right this is an incredible story every who forgets that moment who can forget that nominations and look at the video.
And now that remember that day he is the man who shot President Reagan.
And now believe it or not he could soon be getting out of a mental hospital.
Which was where he went instead of present my Henneberg is live now Washington bear with more on this and Molly why does a hospital think that Hinckley should be allowed at this stage.
More time away from the hospital costs.
I'm -- the actual court filings from saint Elizabeth's hospital -- private but the hospital has pushed for more freedom for the failed assassin many times over the years most recently in 2009 when Hinckley was granted a number of ten day visits.
With -- 85 year old mom and Williamsburg Virginia.
Now hospital wants to -- -- is days away from the mental institution to lose seventeen to 24 days.
And -- -- the most controversy apart if -- visits go well a hospital wants to be able to decide if he can live with his mom full time.
Rather than leaving that decision up to the court.
Think -- lawyer said back in October that quote there is no evidence of him being dangerous not a little bit not marginal evidence.
And at the government's claims to the contrary are quote shameful fear mongering without any factual basis.
But the government argues that Hinckley is still dangerous and point specifically to -- -- thoughts about women.
Remember he was said to have shot -- again to get actress Jodie foster's attention.
And the government says that Hinckley quote continues to be deceptive regarding his relationship cent interest in women.
And that he's quote still not sufficiently well to alleviate the concern that this violence may be repeated.
This hearing may go on for more than a week and in the judge likely will take some time.
Before making his decision.
Martha I keep my hands are we know from our previous reporting that that rating coming very upset.
About that possibility mind thank you very in the -- please go nowhere.
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