Shooter went to GOP baseball practice with list of names
Shooter went to GOP baseball practice with list of names
Members of both congressional teams bow their heads for a moment of silence for shot Representative Steve Scalise in Washington
20 June, 2017, 03:24
House Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told CNN's Jake Tapper on "Erin Burnett OutFront" that despite party affiliation they were both on "Team Scalise" on Thursday. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., said before the game, recalling past tragedies that many swore would reshape the nation's politics.
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The charities are the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington, Washington Literacy Center, the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation and, after Wednesday's shooting, the Capitol Police Memorial Fund.
The House majority whip was critically wounded when a gunman opened fire at the Republican baseball practice in Virginia on Wednesday. Other members of Congress are not afforded the same security as congressional leaders.
The GOP lawmakers' team was taking batting practice when gunshots rang out and chaos erupted.
It didn't take long for Washington's post-shooting talk of unity to begin fraying. He said political passions have only increased since then, particularly in recent months.
"It's another reminder that we need to be prepared and we need to stay vigilant and always alert and aware of our surroundings", he said.
He said that Scalise has been mostly sedated but they've been able to turn down his medication enough for him to respond to family members. "It's cathartic, getting beyond yesterday", he said.
At work Thursday, those pangs visited lawmakers like a too-familiar houseguest - stalking them down the Capitol's corridors, past the Senate chamber where a ferocious health care debate had already resumed, along the hall where some had stood one day earlier as survivors, still in dusted cleats and uniforms, unharmed but unsettled.
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Several people were injured, including Rep. Scalise.
The House used a voice vote Thursday to approve a resolution lauding the Capitol Police for protecting lawmakers and stating that "violence has no place" in society. "We love you." Lewis led a House floor Democratic sit-in a year ago when Republicans refused to consider gun control legislation.
MacArthur said local law enforcement has helped with protection at public events in his district.
Richard Wagner, chief deputy of the St. Clair County, Ill., Sheriff's Dept., said there was nothing in Hodgkinson's record that would prevent him from legally owning firearms in IL.
"That gives me some comfort", he said, of the local police presence.
The new moves are only a partial reversal of Obama's policies, however, but they will burden the USA government with the complicated task of policing U.S.travel to Cuba to make sure there are no transactions with the military-linked conglomerate that runs much of the Cuban economy.
"In the grand scheme of things you're only talking about a million or so dollars and you're talking about saving lives", Richmond said. I thought he was dead.
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A former mayor of Alexandria, William Euille, told CNN that he saw Hodgkinson around the YMCA, and described him as a " loner ". Capitol Police officer David Bailey set aside one of his crutches and threw out the game's first pitch .
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Russia's win eases the pressure on winning its second game, against Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal in Moscow on Wednesday. New Zealand , meanwhile, were finding it tough to hold maintain possession of the ball, which led to a lack of chances.
Steve Scalise is recuperating from a gunshot wound says he "remains in critical condition, but has improved in the last 24 hours". Though the game pegs Republicans against Democrats, attendees and participating lawmakers showed unity in wake of the shooting.
He always drank Budweiser from a can and drank alone, barely speaking to anyone, including the bartenders. Officials said Hodgkinson has been identified as the man who opened fire on Republican lawmakers.
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Hodgkinson - the suspect killed after wounding five people at a Republican congressional baseball practice Wednesday. But in honor of Scalise's alma mater, he word a Louisiana State University cap - as did many others.
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