US Congressman Scalise Showing Improvement After Being Shot — Lead Surgeon
US Congressman Scalise Showing Improvement After Being Shot — Lead Surgeon
Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise R-La. speaks with the media on Capitol Hill Wednesday
26 June, 2017, 01:43
Doctors immediately performed surgery, but additional operations will be required, the hospital said in the late-night statement.
Scalise was wounded when a gunman opened fire at a GOP lawmaker baseball practice Wednesday morning. He was shot in the hip but the bullet tore through his pelvis and injured internal organs. Lobbyist Matt Mika was shot multiple times and critically injured and remained hospitalized.
Representative Cedric Richmond wrote a letter to the Republican leadership outlining his concerns that security for lawmakers was not stringent enough, and is continuing to push for better security detail for lawmakers in the aftermath of the shooting.
Republican Rep. Gregg Harper of MS gaveled in the session on Thursday, and Rep. Glenn Thompson of Pennsylvania opened the morning speeches.
The timing - early in the morning - and the targets - seemingly Republican elected leaders - make this crime even more insidious.
Democrats eventually won the game 11-2.
At a press conference, President Trump says that wounded Scalise's condition is more hard than people first realized.
Capitol Policeman David Bailey was also wounded. "By playing tonight, you are showing the world that we will not be intimidated by threats, acts of violence, or assaults on our democracy".
Trump says, "Steve is our friend, he's a patriot and he's a true fighter". The president offered prayers to the victims of this awful crime.
More than $1 million has been raised for charity through the Congressional Baseball Game, its host organization announced Thursday, a day after a shooting unfolded at the Republicans' practice for the game. But she says he sold items from his business and told her he was going to Washington. Brooks said security officers fired back at the shooter.
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.
Law enforcement officials proceeded Friday with their investigation of the attack at a suburban Virginia park, including examining Hodgkinson's social media activities and his home in Belleville, Ill.
Despite a record of domestic violence, Hodgkinson had no felony convictions and was therefore able to legally purchase the weapons from licensed sellers - an SKS 7.62 semi-automatic rifle and a Smith and Wesson 9mm handgun, according to a statement from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
The game was dedicated to Scalise and the other victims of the shooting. But Slater said authorities were still working to determine a motive and had "no indication" Hodgkinson knew about the ball practice ahead of time. Because Scalise is a member of House leadership, Capitol Police were present at the field. Hodgkinson had arrests in his background but showed required firearms licenses to an IL deputy who confronted him about shooting a cornfield last spring.
Sandoval said he would do "everything in my power" to make sure those people can maintain the quality of life they now have. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price defended the GOP health care plan Sunday from Republicans opposing the bill.
They are now being extradited back to Georgia to face Murder charges, as well as Federal charges for "Unlawful Flight". He also expressed gratitude to all of the law enforcement officers who provided support and assistance in the search.
For the first time, it lumped these models with large two-engined jets such as the Boeing 777 and the largest Airbus A350. Prior to the lease and the new orders placed to Boeing , Blue Air operated a fleet of 25 Boeing 737 aircraft.
The UN refugee agency reported that "very high" volumes of conflict and persecution is forcing people to flee their homes. The UN agency said it found a record 65.6 million people were forcibly displaced at the end of 2016.
Volkswagen has touted apprenticeship programs at its Chattanooga manufacturing plant as a way to bridge the US skilled labor gap. White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos also participated in the roundtable.
It seemingly doesn't matter to Spithill that Oracle merely cut Team New Zealand's lead to 4-1 in the first-to-seven regatta. Races seven and eight are scheduled for Monday (NZT) where similar wind speeds of 8-10 knots are forecast.
In 2017, the average deductible for a silver plan is just under $3,600, according to Health Pocket, an insurance shopping site. His company was not one of the 10 that wrote to the Senate leaders, but he said Friday that he was also opposed to the bill.
Diego Costa led the line with aplomb this past season, netting 20 goals and providing 7 assists in 35 league appearances. He is not expected to be given a place in the first team, and would only be with the club during training.
As per former Chief Minister of J&K, Omar Abdullah's tweet ( @abdullah_omar ) this is first-of-its-kind accident in the valley. He said the chief minister also directed a high level inquiry to find the causes or lapses, if any, that led to the accident.
The statements came during the Russian President's annual question and answer session, called " Direct Line with Putin". He added that Russian Federation is willing to grant asylum to James Comey , former chief of the U.S.
The message after four races according to the GOP: Americans aren't as sick of the chaos in Washington as the media says. But he said there is no doubt that "this is one occasion when we ought to say he deserves to take a victory lap".
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