Paul Ryan Speaks After Congressman Shot in Virginia
Paul Ryan Speaks After Congressman Shot in Virginia
16 June, 2017, 06:40
The shooter later died from his injuries. "... While all of this is going on, Steve Scalise our whip was lying on the ground near the second base position crawling into right field, leaving a trail of blood".
The Huffington Post's Matt Fuller also reported on Twitter that Ryan got "bipartisan standing ovations" on the House floor as he praised the two Capitol Police officers who were injured in the shooting. "My other son Brad was in the, the batting cage and he also is very fearless".
"Everyone on that field is a public servant", Trump said.
The family says in a statement Thursday that Mika suffered "massive trauma" Wednesday when a gunman opened fire at a baseball practice, injuring a congressman and others. An attack on one of us is an attack on all of us.
To lawmakers, the annual game is one of the better opportunities for lawmakers to get to know each other outside of their partisan roles. "While I am fine, I am praying for my colleagues, Majority Whip Scalise, police, and staff".
A government official identified the shooter as an IL man named James.
"It will be 'Play Ball!' tomorrow night at 7:05", said Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, the longtime manager of the GOP squad.
"We were scared because when the gunfire didn't stop we thought, 'Oh my gosh he's gonna come in there and we're like sitting ducks, '" Fleishmann said. The man thanked him.
"That really meant a lot to me", he said.
Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., told Fox News he left just before the shooting.
After a briefing with the U.S. Capitol Sergeant of Arms and Congressional leaders, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif, stopped to speak with reporters. They were in good spirits despite the heat and humidity as they prepared for the congressional baseball match that pits Republicans against Democrats.
"We started giving him the liquids, I put pressure on his wound in his hip", Brooks said.
Those practicing banded together to survive the shooting, including Rep. "Today is about coming together and celebrating the greatness of Steve Scalise". They shot the shooter.
Scalise is so unassuming and low-key that Louisiana politicians have often joked about his security detail. There was not expected to be any votes held on Wednesday in light of the shooting.
"It was scary", Barton said. My son Jack got under an SUV and he was very fearless.
FBI Special Agent in Charge of the Washington Field Office Timothy Slater said it was too early to tell if the attack was terror-related.
After the gunfire stopped, Sen.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Washington hospital says the congressman shot during a baseball practice is in critical condition following surgery.
Although Nancy Pelosi said a few times she'd wait to comment about the handful of GOP members blaming the left for the gunman who targeted Republican lawmakers, she could not hold back. He said he's not sure what kind of weapon it was.
Flake estimated that more than 50 shots were fired.
Wisconsin lawmakers from across the political spectrum emphasized unity after the shooting on Alexandria Virginia. "It continued to fire at different people". She offered her prayers for Trump and his own family.
Other Republicans said the criticism of Trump had crossed a line to a unsafe obsession among Democrats, one that implicitly encouraged violence.
"You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people!" he said in another tweet.
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The official was not authorized to speak publicly about the investigation and did so only on condition of anonymity. Euille said he spoke to the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday about his encounters with the shooter.
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