The popular annual face-off, which raises money for charity, is scheduled to go forward as planned Thursday evening at the Nationals stadium across the Potomac from where the shooting took place. When you have people watching that who are deranged.
Rep. Steve Scalise is improving but is still in critical condition, according to an update from his doctors. Hours after the shooting in Virginia, three people and a gunman were killed at a shooting at a UPS facility in San Francisco. "We have an Italian American connection", Pelosi said. "We've become normalized to it".
This morning, the organization behind the Congressional baseball game also announced that the event would be carried live on a number of major networks. "It was never off my mind when I ran out there. the reason I was going to second base was Steve Scalise, my colleague, was fighting for his life in the hospital right now".
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.
Scalise, R-La., like other members of leadership, is assigned a full-time security detail from U.S. Capitol Police, who guard him in Washington and at home in his district.
She also says she didn't want to discuss her husband's politics.
Trump said the universal support for Scalise and others wounded in the shooting might help heal the country's many political differences. "That's the source of unity and more than ever we must embrace it". "It feels good to be here".
Both sides of the political aisle are extending an olive branch after Wednesday's shooting. And then it's one of those things that has really built long-lasting, personal friendships across the aisle. "Next week will this even be remembered?"
"No matter what she was doing, you could just tell she was about meeting the mission and ready for duty", Dine said.
"Let us not jump immediately into blaming this one or that one", said Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas. The odds on favorite are usually the Democrats because of Louisiana Democrat Cedric Richmond.
Rep. Tom MacArthur, R-N.J., is among lawmakers who have received death threats in recent months.
"But he couldn't throw hard enough to hurt us so it wasn't that bad".
The morning after visiting Scalise in the hospital, Trump said the congressman's challenges are "more difficult" than first thought. "I'm prayerful he will pull through, and I hope he does", he said. "I would expect him to use all that strength and courage to get through this".
"The Congressional Baseball Game has never been about Republicans against Democrats", said Rep. Pete Aguilar, D-C.A., in an opinion piece he wrote for CNN.
Up until 2016 when Republicans won the game, Richmond said he did all the prodding.
Williams said he consulted with Speaker Paul Ryan about the need to play ball.
"There are a lot of arteries and vital organs that live either in the hip, or in the pelvis [area] itself", said Dr. David Evans, an associate professor of surgery at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, who has not treated Scalise.