The vicious and horrific attack we saw Wednesday in Alexandria at the Republican team's practice was nothing short of a direct assault on the institution we all serve and a deranged attempt to disrupt our democracy through violence.
The game, held at Nationals Park. has been a congressional tradition for more than a century. Just less than 25,000 people attended Nationals Park to watch the annual ritual.
A list of Republican lawmakers was found on Hodgkinson's body, CBS Newsreported, citing an unidentified United States official.
Richmond compared Scalise to a "little Chihuahua" because he is "very persistent and strong", adding that he would miss the Republican's banter at the game.
The shootout on a Virginia baseball field that injured Congressman Steve Scalise and others reminds politicians they are all on the same team. Ivanka Trump and Trump adviser KellyAnne Conway were spotted at home plate and the Republican dugout. Organizers said Thursday that they had already raised over $1 million for charity and sold more than 20,000 tickets. "I think that his risk of death right now is substantially lower than when he came in. he was as critical as you can be when he came in".
Sava also gave an update on Capitol Police Special Agent Crystal Griner, who sustained a gunshot wound to the ankle during the shooting. It was his 11th time suiting up for the game, but he says this game was different.
David Miller, who saw the shooting, described a scene in which some players were far enough away from the gunman to run for shelter, while others were pinned down in the middle of the ball field.
Bailey received a hero's welcome from a record crowd of almost 25,000 at Thursday's game when he threw out the first pitch, and Barth also showed up for the game, walking with crutches. He was batted in by Rep. Pete Aguilar, D-Calif. Mick Mulvaney, previously a Rock Hill Republican congressman until being tapped as White House budget chief, couldn't technically play on the team as he once had. For Murphy, it was the Yard Goats. They sat next to each other at the game above the first-base dugout, as a show of friendship across the aisle. From the Democratic side of the stadium, there were boos. "Those aren't good odds", Brooks said. "But for the grace of God, it could have happened at the Democratic practice". Lawmakers, including many of those who were at the practice, praised the decision.
Sava said Friday that there are hundreds of bullet fragments in Scalise's body, but "we have no intention to try and remove all the bullet fragments at this point".
Lucee Laursen of La Crosse, Wisconsin, interning in the capital for a nonprofit, said, "It's showing that we might have differences in political spheres but we come together for a good cause".
"The challenge now is to see if we can confine it so it does not spill into hatred".
Admin revokes blocked program to protect immigrant parents
Since his election he has softened his tone and said he would deal with DACA "with heart , " without pledging to continue it. Both programs required that participants meet certain conditions, including not having a criminal history.
McIlroy dismisses Twitter criticism after US Open exit
Niebrugge, Talor Gooch and Kevin Dougherty, who each played at Oklahoma State, were grouped together in the first two rounds. But the second-ranked player in the world still has a lot of ground to make up at Erin Hills.
May admits London fire response 'not good enough'
Families searching for their loved ones have blanketed the area near the tower with posters in a desperate search for information. Residents' voices must be heard in the public inquiry and funds will be made available for their legal representation.
US Open - the story of the third round
The 25-year-old Matsuyama, ranked No. 4 in the world, birdied six of his first eight holes in the second round. He needs to finish the job today. "With where I was hitting it", he said with a smile, "I wasn't in the way".
Fleetwood pictures changed life with Open win
Provided the rain stays away, Brandt Snedeker believes the course will get dry and fast enough to create a little more separation. The USGA has a history of pushing the envelope when setting up courses for the USA championship. "So, I am a pretty happy man".
Cavaliers season ends with Game 5 loss to Warriors
Lue makes a valid point, as his team played well in games 3-5 in the series. "They assembled a great team", James said. At the very least, the near-win gave Cleveland some life. "I think I answered that I wouldn't go.
Fowler eager to get job done at US Open
And Scotland's Martin Laird is putting together a solid tournament with nine birdies and nine bogeys in his opening three rounds. That was the kind of day it was and the kind of Open it is, as scores are unprecedentedly low and everyone seems fearless.
Amir fit for Champions Trophy final
India , however, does have an upper hand since Pakistan usually is on the losing side against India in ICC tournaments. The 2017 Champions Trophy for them has been a sort of similar tale.