"We may have our differences, but we do well in times like these to remember that everyone who serves in our nation's capital is here, because. above all, they love our country", Trump said during remarks in the Diplomatic Reception Room at the White House. Both are "doing good", Capitol Police Chief Matthew R. Verderosa said. "Had they not been there, it would have been a massacre", Paul said.
A gunman, hiding behind the base dugout at the baseball field in Alexandria, VA., fired about 50 shots before being stopped.
Scalise spokesman Chris Bond said he would be checking with the hospital throughout the day for updates on the condition of the congressman and the other wounded people.
In a brief interview in a Senate hallway, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said, "I think everybody handled it well and things seem to be under control".
Brooks said the shooter "appears to be a white male, middle aged". "Matt has worked for Tyson Foods for more than six years and we're deeply concerned about him and his family".
Wednesday's incident was the first shooting of a member of the U.S. Congress since January 2011, when Democratic Representative Gabby Giffords was seriously wounded in an assassination attempt at a gathering of her constituents in Tucson, Arizona.
In a statement, President Donald Trump said that Hodgkinson died from his injuries. "Our thoughts and prayers are with him", Trump tweeted. Neither was at the practice. It's unclear which victim is the one MedStar says is in "good condition".
Scalise was fielding balls on second base when he was shot, Flake said.
"The Second Amendment right to bear arms is to ensure that we always have a republic", Brooks said, according to theWashington Examiner. It continues to fire at different people.
Katie Filous was walking her two dogs near the field when she heard "a lot of shots, probably more than 20".
An aide for Wenstrup said he is unhurt, and that Wenstrup described the shooting as similar to "being in Iraq again, only without his weapon".
Filous said she saw the shooter hit a uniformed law enforcement officer, who she said was later evacuated by helicopter.
Brooks said the return fire distracted the gunman until he was downed by the officers. Only Republicans were at this practice; Democrats practiced separately earlier in the morning. Also on the team is Rep. We are still working to independently confirm that.
"The cowardly and despicable attack that took place this morning targeting members of Congress at a Congressional baseball practice is a sober reminder of the rampant gun violence plaguing America".
"We don't yet know all of the facts surrounding what happened, but the acts of today bring to light the necessity for enhanced security for members of Congress".
Loughner pleaded guilty in 2012 and was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Beleaguered May is appointing new members of her government after several. " Theresa May has been to the palace". Owen Paterson, a senior Conservative lawmaker, said "let's see how it pans out", when asked about May's future .
The logo of Australian casino giant Crown Resorts Ltd adorns the hotel and casino complex in Melbourne, Australia, June 13, 2017. Cases of this sort can take up to two years to progress from police to prosecutors and the court, this has taken nine months.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she assumed Britain still wanted to leave the European Union and talks should start quickly. Parliament reconvenes following the national election to elect a speaker for the lower house, the House of Commons .
Arsene Wenger's Gunners have a chance to show their top-four credentials in week three when they visit Liverpool . Rafael Benitez's men beat Spurs 5-1 at St James' Park the last time they played a Premier League game.
Marsh sold its pharmacy assets to CVS in April, and had agreed not to allow pharmacies in stores that had them for five years. Fresh Encounter now has 34 stores in OH and in , including Great Scot, Community Markets and Sack n' Save, to 44 stores.
Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley (r.) vote on a UN Security Council resolution to expand its North Korean blacklist. . Russian Federation has denounced North Korea's nuclear ambitions as a "direct threat" to the country.
The Syrian Observatory of Human Rights also reported that the SDF had already seized a number of positions inside the city. But there are risks for civilians who try to escape the last cities under militant rule.
Meanwhile the euro briefly reached its strongest spot exchange rate against the pound since early November, at €0.8867. Inflation unexpectedly hit 2.9% in May, which was the highest level since June 2013.
Talks with the DUP broke up on Tuesday night without an agreement, but Mrs May said the discussions had been "productive". Arlene Foster and DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds entered Downing Street at around 12:40 p.m. (1140 GMT, 7:40 a.m.
Group of Ministers will also hold discussions with various political parties for a broader consensus and inclusion. If they fail, we will again agitate from July 25, farmer leader Raju Shetti told ANI .
US consumer prices slipped 0.1 per cent in May
Medical services such as the cost of doctor's visits dipped 0.1 percent in May but have risen 2.5 percent over the past 12 months. That has led some retailers, including Macy's M.N , Sears SHLD.O and Abercrombie & Fitch ANF.N to announce shop closures.
Hyundai premieres all-new Kona
Rear suspension has also been arranged so rear seating can be lower, resulting in easier access and more headroom for passengers. Offered with a choice of two turbocharged, small-capacity petrol engines, the Kona should be economical as well as fun to drive.
Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland become election key
If all this uncertainty weren't enough, the Labour Party, which won 261 seats in the election, has its own divisions to deal with. Instead, the result has sown confusion and division in British ranks, just days before negotiations are due to start on June 19.
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy story trailer, screenshots
Supporting characters from previous Uncharted games Chloe Frazer and Nadine Ross take center stage in the Uncharted series. Along the way, they'll learn to work together and leverage their unique skills to unearth the mystery of the Tusk.