"I know that he would want the game to be played", said Richmond.
NPR congressional correspondent Susan Davis joins us now.
I would also like to personally thank all of the first responders who bravely assisted at the scene, as well as the entire staff of MedStar Washington Hospital Center for their continued excellent care. Will you update us on his condition? He is now in critical condition, but improving. He did have a third surgery this morning.
Here were the five best moments (in my opinion) from last night's game. That includes - when the bullet entered, it traveled across his pelvis. And he has needed several blood transfusions.
Trump and his wife Melania visited Scalise in the hospital Wednesday evening, bringing the injured congressman flowers. This is what he had to say.
"I'm hoping, since it's a charity, we'll have more people than we would have had", Williams said, adding that normally approximately 25,000 people attend. It's been - he's in some trouble.
Because Scalise is a member of House leadership, Capitol Police were present at the field.
DAVIS: The sergeant at arms, Paul Irving, met again with Republicans at that meeting.
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi lashed out angrily at such comments. The U.S. Capitol Police officer, who jumped into the line of fire Wednesday to save our elected representatives, walked onto the field in crutches. That's just one more issue.
"Crystal and David have been family to us for years, and we ask that you continue to pray for their full recovery". We sent up some t-shirts and hats for all the legislators that will be playing in the baseball game today in Washington. "It's about Republicans and Democrats". And then it's one of those things that has really built long-lasting, personal friendships across the aisle.
Republican Rep. Gregg Harper of MS gaveled in the session on Thursday, and Rep. Glenn Thompson of Pennsylvania opened the morning speeches. He's a pitcher on the team.
Even with lawmakers' determination for baseball bipartisanship, they say competitiveness remains.
Lucee Laursen of La Crosse, Wisconsin, an intern in the capital, said: "It's showing that we might have differences in political spheres but we come together for a good cause". "This is just a continued reminder of how close we are and how close we have to continue to be".
Representatives on both teams chose to go forward with the game, which got underway at 7 p.m.
Each member of Congress was introduced Thursday night, garnering hoots and hollers from the crowd as they cheered on their favorite players. Yet, despite being the clear winners, the Democrats gave their trophy to the Republicans, asking them to place it in Scalise's hospital room. Historically they both have 39 wins, 39 losses, one tie.
With Thursday's game, Democrats have won 40 of the contests over the years.
Brent crude, used to price worldwide oils, climbed 45 cents, or 1 percent, to $47.37 a barrel in London. AAA reports that the most expensive gasoline can be found in the City of Chicago, at $2.73 per gallon.
The game at Nationals Park carried on a century-old bipartisan ritual, this one tinged with worry about Louisiana Rep. Scalise was shot in the hip, with the bullet tearing through his pelvis and injuring internal organs.
Well now, Scarlett Johansson met her doppelgänger, according to Entertainment Weekly , and they had a blast. This came to me purely because people were like, 'Oh my God, you have a doppelganger and it's insane .
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Guillermo Rigondeaux on the scale during a weigh-in event at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Friday, June 16, 2017. Viewers will be able to find streaming video at Sky Sports , and the undercard can be seen for free at HBO Boxing YouTube .
As a refresher, Samsung announced its own virtual assistant Bixby during the launch event of the Samsung Galaxy S8 back in March . There is a lot of rumors about the placing on fingerprint sensor under the display panel and beneath the display glass.
Smith, 35, has not lived up to expectations in each of the first four seasons on his current six-year $34-million contract. Johnson had a record of 18-15-1 with 2359 goals against average and a.910 save percentage with the Flames in 2016-17.
It's there that the mistake was made: Hadwin tried to play too ideal of a third shot up toward the raised putting surface. It was the first time since the world ranking began in 1986 that the top three players missed the cut in any major.
The deal comes just weeks after Trump signed a deal with Saudi Arabia for nearly $110 billion in United States arms. United States and Qatar signed an agreement to purchase the last American F-15 fighters worth $ 12 billion.
Real Madrid were rocked by widespread claims in the media on Friday that Ronaldo wants to leave the Spanish capital in the summer. United had been favourites to sign the Spain worldwide , with a £65m deal appearing close to completion last week.
British PM May visits mosque after van attack
The Finsbury Park Mosque - located in a vibrant, multicultural area of north London - was once closely associated with extremism. Witnesses described hearing the man, who was detained by members of the public at the scene, shout: "I'm going to kill Muslims".
WH: Trump Has 'No Intention' of Firing Mueller
Ruddy was at the White House on Monday to meet White House aides, but did not speak with the president, Spicer said. Ruddy did not dismiss the White House communications team's words, but he did call Spicer's statement "bizarre".
Driver plows into crowd outside London mosque, injuring 10
Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Twitter: "I'm totally shocked at the incident at Finsbury Park". On May 22, a suicide attack killed 22 people and injured almost 60 after an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester .
Jordan Spieth finishes US Open on a high note
Fowler and Reed will command plenty of attention, but do not discount Kim Si-woo, who sits between the American duo at nine under. The much-maligned site of this year's national championship has been giving up birdies and low scores, very unlike a U.S.
Patty Jenkins has mixed feelings about women-only Wonder Woman
Went to the garden to get some fresh air with my coffee to help me wake up and now watching The Cat In The Hat with my daughter. As Glamour recalled in a 2016 article, Gal Gadot met her husband, an Israeli businessman, at a "very odd party" in the desert.
US shoots down Syrian Air Force fighter
USA -led forces have increased their presence at Tanf to deter pro-Syrian government forces in the area. The Pentagon says the coalition's mission in Syria and Iraq is to defeat Islamic State .
Harman looks for major breakthrough at US Open
Open is wide open going into the weekend. - Leader Brian Harman reflects on unusual scoring conditions this week. He has birdied three of his last four holes. 1, 7 and 9 on the front nine and three in a row on Nos.
Prosecutors say they'll retry Bill Cosby
The Associated Press does not typically identify people who say they are victims of sexual assault unless they grant permission. After multiple attempts for the jury to come to a verdict, the judge has chose to consider the Bill Cosby case a mistrial .
Dollar gains as Fed sticks to guns on policy tightening
The euro, after earlier rising to its highest level against the dollar since November 9, was last little changed at $1.1215. Analysts had forecast that U.S. inflation would slow from 2.2% to 2% year-on-year and from 0.2% to 0.1% month-on-month.