The attack happened around 7 a.m. Wednesday morning at the Eugene Simpson Stadium Park where lawmakers were practicing for a congressional charity baseball game.
Congressman Steve Scalise remains in critical condition following surgery to fix injuries sustained after he was shot at a congressional baseball practice Wednesday, hospital officials announced in a statement on Thursday evening.
The president made his comments as he spoke in Miami to announce a new policy on Cuba.
Scalise "is under heavy sedation, and he's been in surgery, I think, all of the three times I've been there", Richmond said. "I know you all will be playing extra hard tonight for Steve".
MedStar WashingtonHospital Center Director of Trauma Dr. Jack Sava leaves a news conference in Washington, Friday, June 16, 2017, about the condition of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. who was shot in Alexandria, . The hospital planned to hold a briefing on his condition later in the day Friday.
Trump and First Lady Melania visited Scalise's family - as well as that of wounded officer Crystal Griner, who is also at MedStar Hospital- last night.
Republican members of Congress played their Democratic colleagues in a charity game on Thursday night at Nationals Park, home of the Washington Nationals Major League Baseball team, with thousands of spectators attending.
The two sat side by side, wearing Louisiana State University's purple colored gear in honor of Scalise's alma mater.
Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, and Rep. Mike Doyle, D-Pa., managers of the two congressional baseball teams, talk Wednesday with Judy Woodruff about the shooting and the game. After accepting it graciously, Barton cracked, "Next year we won't be so nice".
However, a congressional aide-turned-lobbyist, Matt Mika, was shot multiple times and critically injured, and he remained in hospital.
Scalise will need more operations for his injuries, but doctors can't yet predict how many are necessary.
Scalise was shot in the hip, with the bullet tearing through his pelvis and injuring internal organs. Hodgkinson died after officers in Mr Scalise's security detail fired back at him.
Capitol police could be seen going in and out of the ballpark throughout Thursday morning. His social media contained anti-Trump and anti-Republican posts. Authorities are investigating the incident but have not identified a motive. Congressmen gathered at second base, where Scalise was standing when he was wounded.
Walker (8-1, 3.46 ERA) will start for the No. 4 seeded Tigers (49-17) against No. 1 seed Oregon State (55-4) at 6 p.m. Greg Deichmann followed with a single just past diving second baseman Matt Henderson to plate the go-ahead run.
The 47-year-old mom of two did reveal that she's "very, very happy", calling the former New York Yankee, 41, "an fantastic guy". Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez seem inseparable these days, and not just when they're on home soil.
The President began his day by saying there was "zero proof" of any links between Russian Federation and members of his campaign. Trump , however, referred to the Post's reporting as a "phony" story in a tweet Thursday.
ABC said Rosenstein told Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand she would have authority over the probe if he were to step aside. Rosenstein could eventually be questioned by Mueller about his memo on Comey and what motivated Trump to ask him to write it.
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The president complained the probe is unfair and wondered why his defeated Democratic opponent was not getting the same scrutiny. While a sitting president is unlikely to face criminal prosecution, obstruction of justice could form the basis for impeachment.
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