Scalise underwent surgery and is in critical condition. Two members of Congresssaid Hodgkins asked them whether the players on the field were Democrats or Republicans. "He is grateful for the fearless actions of U.S. Capitol Police, first responders, and colleagues".
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The group has raised concerns about testing and maintenance of firefighting equipment and blocked emergency access to the site. Other building products were being imported to Australia that did not conform with local standards, the senator said.
"My thoughts and prayers are with him, his family and all the other victims, including the Capitol police, who are true and courageous professionals who put their lives on the line every day".
Katko acknowledged that he has received violent threats since the presidential election, but he said it's his policy not to provide details.
In a show of bipartisan unity, Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan said in the House: "An attack on one of us is an attack on all of us".
Capitol Hill and Alexandria police officers are being hailed as heroes who rushed to the scene within minutes and took down the gunman.
Rep. Mike Bishop, R-Mich., said Scalise was standing on second base when he was shot.
Members of Congress were practicing for a charity baseball game that was scheduled for Thursday night at Nationals Park. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, which started its Spring general meeting on Wednesday, began with a prayer for the victims of the baseball shooting, as well as the recent violence in London.