House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy Gets Emotional While Talking About Steve Scalise

Organizers of the annual Congressional Baseball Game have not yet said what will happen tomorrow night when the match is scheduled to take place at Nationals Park.

Support for U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and other victims of a shooting at a Republican baseball practice poured across social media Wednesday morning from Kansas lawmakers and others. The FBI is leading the investigation and will continue to provide updates as new information becomes available. Lawmakers who were at the practice said the shooting could have been much worse if the security detail was not there. Brooks also told the Associated Press that numerous people, including two law enforcement officers, were hit by the gunman. He was charged in 2006 with battery and aiding damage to a motor vehicle.

Trump said Wednesday morning that the gunman who shot Rep. Steve Scalise, of Louisiana, had died.

A law enforcement source told ABC News that the suspect was injured and transported to George Washington University Hospital. I see a rifle. and I see a little bit of a body.

He said there were easily 50 shots fired.

Trumped thanked emergency crews who responded to the scene, including two police officers who were wounded in the incident. "Their sacrifice makes democracy possible". Also wounded was former congressional aide Matt Mika, who now works for Tysons Food in its Washington office.

Cincinnati Rep. Brad Wenstrup, who is a doctor by trade, administered aid to Scalise, according to Arizona Sen.

"The only chance we had was the Capitol Police", Paul said. You know, I grew up in the South and I just thought someone had discharged a shotgun, which isn't that unusual in the South.


The Alexandria Police Department responded to Eugene Simpson Stadium Park shortly after 7:30 a.m. after receiving reports of a shooting.

In a post earlier this week, the suspect highlighted a campaign calling for the president's impeachment.

President Donald Trump on Wednesday called for unity in the wake of the shooting at a Republican congressional baseball practice that injured five people, including a top House Republican. "Our thoughts and prayers are with him", Trump tweeted.

'Congressman Scalise will not play tomorrow night since he was shot this morning, ' Barton said. They said he was in good spirits and had spoken to his wife on the phone. Scalise said he was grateful for the actions of the Capitol Police.

Zack Barth, a legislative correspondent working for Rep. Roger Williams, R-Texas, was among those shot, according to a statement from Williams.

"After the first shot, then there was a rapid succession of shots, five or 10 shots", said Paul, who was in a right field batting cage when shots first rang out.

Members described Scalise dragging himself roughly 15 yards away from second base, where he had been playing, and lying there until the shooter was neutralized, at which point some of them ran to assist him and apply pressure to the wound until he could be evacuated.

[Scalise] goes down but is moving, and is crawling towards the outfield ...

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