Congressional Baseball game has tender moments, day after shooter injures 5

Earlier on Thursday, Republican lawmakers met behind closed doors to share reflections and pray. They signed oversized cards for the wounded.

"We're not going to let incidents like this change our way of life or our daily routines", U.S. Representative Mike Doyle, a Pennsylvania Democrat, said at a news conference.

The gunman was shot by Capitol Police officers who were in Scalise's security detail and later died of his injuries.

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.

Democrats cautioned against falling into partisanship or laying blame.

"So I just want to say thank you to the congressional leadership and to the president for responding to this act of terror in a way that gives us hope that whatever our differences, we will always be the United States of America", Colbert said. "The congressman will require additional operations, and will be in the hospital for some time".

Trump and his wife, Melania, visited with Scalise late Wednesday.

Also shot were a congressional staffer and members of the Capitol police force.

As Majority Whip - he's the third highest ranking republican in the house. Zack Barth, a legislative aide to Texas representative Roger Williams, who was wounded in the attack, is out of the hospital and told CBS This Morning that he was in right field when he saw the shooter "train his gun on me".

Lobbyist Matt Mika was shot multiple times and critically injured and remained hospitalised.

The shooting occurred at a popular park and baseball complex in Alexandria, Virginia, across the Potomac River from Washington, where Republican politicians and others were gathered for a morning practice session.

Tennessee's 3rd District Congressman said he heard a loud noise and a crash.

The congressional baseball game will go on as scheduled.

An FBI-led investigation into Hodgkinson (66) was continuing on Thursday. He had a history of posting angry messages against Trump and other Republicans on social media.

Authorities said Wednesday there was not yet a clear motive for the shooting, as the FBI investigated Hodgkinson's associations and social media postings. The lawmakers were practicing in Alexandria's Del Ray neighborhood in Virginia. At least 50 rounds were shot, according to witnesses.

Gillibrand also said it is essential that "we do not allow this attack to make us cower in fear". Flake said the gunman was shot.

Like this



16 June 2017
Trump legal team to file complaint over Comey memos, source says
To Republicans who support the White House, Comey's recounting of "leaking" his memos about conversations with Trump showed... He said he can also be interviewed by the special counsel who investigates Trump associates' ties to Russia, Robert Mueller.

16 June 2017
Imax Corporation (IMAX) Rating Reiterated by Piper Jaffray Companies
Buys 6,650 Shares of Imax Corporation ( IMAX )" was originally published by Stock Observer and is owned by of Stock Observer. First Republic Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of Imax Corporation by 1.7% in the fourth quarter.

16 June 2017
Manchester United miss out as Antoine Griezmann commits to Atletico Madrid
Atletico had appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to reduce their ban, as they did for city rivals Real, but their appeal was rejected.

16 June 2017
London flats' fire death toll rises to 17, many still missing
Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy says the recovery of the remains at the charred 24-story tower will take some time. A blog post from Grenfell Action Group in November said "only a catastrophic event" would expose the concerns residents had.

16 June 2017
Champions Chelsea face Burnley opener
Manchester United begin at home to West Ham , 2016 champions Leicester visit Arsenal, while Liverpool go to Watford. Looking ahead to the end of the season, the promoted trio all appear to have a challenging run-in.

16 June 2017
Gran Turismo Sport now scheduled for autumn 2017 release
Given the game will run at 60 FPS, in 4K and HDR, it's clear that they are making this the best Gran Turismo yet. It's been awhile since Gran Turismo fans have gotten a new video game to play.

16 June 2017
Rep. Steve Scalise Still in Critical Condition, 'Has Improved,' Hospital Officials Say
Democrats opened an 11-2 lead in the fifth inning on the strength of his pitching, and by then he had scored every time he was up. Crystal Griner, one of the Capitol Police officers, was hit in the ankle and is in good condition at MedStar Washington .

16 June 2017
How Stephen Colbert Roasted Trump at the Tony Awards
In the highly competitive drama category, " Oslo ", a three-hour play about the 1993 Middle East peace accords by J. In the end, " Dear Evan Hansen " won the Best Musical award and left " Come from Away " empty-handed.

16 June 2017
Congressional Baseball Game tickets selling fast following shooting
Though the game pegs Republicans against Democrats, attendees and participating lawmakers showed unity in wake of the shooting. Another victim, lobbyist Matt Mika , is in critical condition as of Thursday morning, according to a statement from his family.

16 June 2017
Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History
But if I have pain on my knees I know it is nearly impossible and my chances are not there. He becomes the third player to ever win a Slam in his teens, 20s and 30s.