The Washington Nationals released additional seating in Nats Park to accommodate the demand. In 1917, all proceeds from tickets and souvenirs benefited the Red Cross. "We're united not as Republicans and Democrats, but as United States representatives", Barton said at a joint news conference.
House Majority Whip Steve Scaliseremains critical but improving after the Virginia baseball field ambush. The game will allow "everyone in our community to focus on our kids who need us the most, and giving kids a safe place to go after school is something that we can all agree upon, regardless of party or politics". Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., who from the floor of the Senate hours after the shooting said he was "sickened by this despicable act". "I was there at the hospital last night, and I hope he's doing better today".
"It's a pretty good time for all, except for the fact that the Democrats beat us so much", Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., said on CNN before describing what happened.
On Twitter, Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, blamed the shooting on "the leading cultural voices of the Left", but such political rhetoric was mostly drowned out by calls for unity and prayer.
"To the extent that people think this is just a game, they're wrong", Richmond told reporters Thursday.
Bailey walked to the pitcher's mound in crutches and former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre handed him the game ball.
"I think anybody that ever played baseball, the dream was to play in a major league stadium", Richmond said a year ago.
Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC said he had just left the practice and encountered the apparent gunman in the parking lot before the shooting. "I thought he was gone".
Trump under investigation for possible obstruction of justice
Sessions delved deep into the matter of deference and the respect that he said he had "earned" due to his time in the Senate . And I think, frankly, our story shows that the president is by no means out of the woods as far as the investigation goes.
Uber executive Emil Michael steps down as critical report looms
This also comes at a time when Uber is facing an intellectual property dispute with Waymo over self-driving vehicle technology. Fowler's post in February has contributed to the scrutiny of Uber's culture, particularly in regard to its treatment of women.
Parade marking Warriors' title rolls in Oakland
The Eastern Conference is so pathetic that James' super teams have been to seven straight Finals, with the Heat and Cavs. Just like the Warriors nearly flawless run in the playoffs at 16-1, the parade seemed to be a success.
Missouri Senate weighs more abortion regulations
Klein suggested abortion providers aren't concerned with protecting women because it cuts into their profits. Greitens has said more abortion regulations are needed after a federal judge struck down some in May.
Staff Had to Talk Trump Out of Firing Mueller — NY Times
Trump is not the only one under scrutiny, Barrett said: Investigators are also looking into the finances of Trump associates. Trump, we know now, repeatedly asked then-FBI Director James Comey whether he, personally, was under investigation.