Paul Ryan calls for House unity in wake of shootings

Paul Ryan calls for House unity in wake of shootings

"He will recover from this assault".

"Some of us we're in the dugout", Barton said.

That's the question that haunted countless minds around the nation's capital as news of a mass shooting on a baseball diamond in Alexandria, Va., spread across town.

"I spoke with Special Agent Bailey and Special Agent Griner this morning..." Trump had visited the hospital where Scalise was being treated on Wednesday night.

The Department of Homeland Security was monitoring the episode.

Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, grew emotional as he described what he saw to reporters when he returned to the House. The Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer's staff delivered pizza to Scalise's office in the late afternoon. Beneath the dignity of the respect that we'd like Congress to command. "Our security detail was able to incapacitate him at that point". They may be inflamed, I don't know.

Wenstrup, who is an Iraq war veteran and medic, jumped into the dugout when he heard Rep. Trent Kelly, of MS, another veteran, yell "shooter" Wednesday morning.

"Horrible stuff that I hear that is crude and disgusting really comes from the outside", she said.

"When we evaluate the needs of our members it's about protecting the members and their constituents as well", Pelosi said. "Two of our officers engaged in gunfire and returned fire". Jeff Flake of Arizona, who was at the practice. Mike Bishop, Jack Bergman, Chuck Fleischmann and Joe Barton were also at the field. He was shot in the hip in the Wednesday morning incident and the bullet fractured bones and injured internal organs, causing severe bleeding.

"When we look at what's happened in this country", Duffy said, "we have not just seen political escalation talks and concerns about policy, this has become very personal".




House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi projected a message of unity Thursday evening at the outset of the congressional baseball game.

Scalise was in stable condition. Mo Brooks, R-Alabama. I don't know if he [shooter] was dead.

James T. Hodgkinson, who was 66, was fatally shot by police. "We are all praying for those who were attacked and their families", he told the chamber. "We are deeply saddened by this tragedy".

I rise to join the distinguished speaker in paying tribute to the fearless men and women of the Capitol Police force, and also, in sadness, for the assault that was made on our colleagues and members of the staff.

The shooting left lawmakers horrified and stunned.

Democrats and Republicans from Wisconsin watched the news in horror. It reportedly last about 10 minutes. Jeff Flake said the congressional group were "sitting ducks".

Scalise was shot at a congressional baseball practice just outside of Washington.

Republican leader Paul Ryan might be ready to give the same warning now to her. He was first elected to the House in 2008 after serving in the state legislature. He is married with two children.

Scalise represents a district that includes some New Orleans suburbs and bayou parishes.

Since he's in leadership, Scalise has a security detail.

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