Congressional Baseball Game raising money for Capitol Police fund

Pelosi also cited past remarks by Trump, saying: "You have a president who says: 'I could shoot someone on Fifth Avenue and nobody would care'". The House's No. 3 GOP leader completed his third surgery late Thursday, and a person close to the lawmaker said he remained in critical condition.

The family says in a statement Thursday that Mika suffered "massive trauma" Wednesday when a gunman opened fire at a baseball practice, injuring a congressman and others. The offices of both senators - Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth - turned over the emails to Capitol Police and declined to offer specifics about their content.

Speaking in Miami on Friday, Trump said Scalise "took a bullet for all of us".

"A lot of times in politics we have divisions but it shouldn't come to violence", he said.

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., who was at the park during the shooting, said, "These guys were real heroes, and I think without them everybody probably would have been killed".

"Steve, in his own way, may have brought some unity to our long-divided country", Trump said in the Roosevelt Room.

"Authorities are continuing to investigate the crime and the assailant has now died from his injuries", President Donald Trump said from the White House Wednesday morning.

We are especially appreciative of the strong outpouring of love and support from our neighbors, friends, from Louisiana and across the country, as well as from President Trump, Vice President Pence, and all of Steve's colleagues who have reached out to us during this most challenging time. Griner remains hospitalized at MedStar Hospital after getting shot in the ankle, and Sava described her in good condition.

In total, this year's Congressional Baseball Game has raised more than $1 million for charity and sold more than 20,000 tickets, event organizers told FOX News.

Police stood alongside the fence at the field where the women's team often gathers for early morning practices.

The annual GOP-Democrats baseball game raises money for charity.

The business of the House is resuming a day after a rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game.

It is one of the most anticipated events of summer at the Capitol, with Democrats and Republicans splitting the 79 games that have been played over the years 39-39, with one tie.

On that day, a man later identified as the attacker approached Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC in the parking lot of the Alexandria, Virginia, ballfield, asking him, "Excuse me, sir, who's practicing today, Democrats or Republicans?" as Duncan recalls the encounter.

Votes were canceled in the House on Wednesday, but on Thursday they were taking place.

Aguilar plays outfield for the Democratic team; before the shooting, Scalise was slated to play second base for the Republicans. The gunman, identified by authorities as James Hodgkinson III of IL, died after a shootout with police.

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