Democrats win annual baseball game with special meaning

Democrats win annual baseball game with special meaning

Democrats win annual baseball game with special meaning

On Thursday, Virginia Capitol Police reflected on the incident that sent House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-Louisiana) to the hospital.

The hospital also said that Scalise had received "multiple units of blood transfusion" and that he would require additional operations.

Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, who is also a physician, was at Wednesday's GOP practice game when the shooting happened and was the first to administer medical attention to Scalise after the shooting, said "it would been awful" if the game had been canceled, and said Scalise "would want it to go on".

President Donald Trump spoke at the White House, saying Scalise's condition is more hard than initially thought.

Republican and Democrat members of Congress kneeled at the second base and prayed in a touching dedication to Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) during their annual charity baseball game.

The shooter was an IL man, James Hodgkinson, who had lashed out against President Donald Trump and Republicans over social media. And I have a feeling that Steve has made a great sacrifice, but there could be some unity being brought to our country.

The senior Republican suffered extensive injuries and was in critical condition on Wednesday night, according to the most recent report from the hospital, MedStar Washington. The wound shattered bones, tore organs and caused severe bleeding.

Trump spoke during a White House event devoted to what aides called "Apprenticeship and Workforce of Tomorrow initiatives".

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Hunt said after surgeons stopped the bleeding, they would've likely tried to control any contamination.

Scalise is still in critical condition but is doing better, according to a statement from MedStar Washington Hospital Center where the congressman is now confined. The article stated that the Republican team was gathered for one final practice before the gunman opened fire.

"When tragedy strikes we are family", said Rep. Nanette Barragan of California, who plays on the Democratic baseball team and invited all to attend the congressional charity baseball game Thursday night at Nationals Park.

Several lawmakers revealed they had been the subject of threats in their areas, including Republican Representative Martha McSally, whose predecessor Gabby Giffords was shot in 2011, with a number asking for increased protection in the wake of Wednesday's attack. The Congressional Baseball Game is a tradition aimed at bringing both parties closer through baseball while raising funds for charities throughout the D.C.

The last time a lawmaker was shot was when Democratic Rep.

One of the Capitol Police officers injured in Wednesday's shooting has thrown out the first pitch at the congressional baseball game - to thunderous applause.

Sue Hodgkinson told reporters outside her IL home Thursday that she was busy with her job and didn't know a lot about what her husband, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson, did between January and March.

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