Giffords tweets support following baseball practice shooting

Man who shot US Congressman, others on baseball field was angry with Trump

Congressman Steve Scalise of Louisiana, along with multiple others, was shot this morning during baseball practice at a park in Alexandra, Virginia.

"It doesn't matter if you're a Democrat or a Republican, nor if you're a senator or a representative, nor a staffer or a sworn officer", Giffords said in a statement.

The congressman said he felt the same way even before shots rang out at the Alexandria baseball practice field.

The female lawmakers play female reporters - there are not enough women lawmakers to split into party team play their annual Congressional Women's Softball Game on June 21 to benefit a breast cancer organization, the Young Survival Coalition.

Davis said he chose to stop to speak with Fox News on the way back to his office so he could "send that exact message". As a member of leadership, he has a security detail - and Sen.

"Many lives would have been lost if not for the heroic actions of the two Capitol Police who took down the gunman despite sustaining gunshot wounds during a very, very brutal assault", Trump said.

"I don't think it's a coincidence that no bullets were fired outside of that baseball field", he said.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with the members of Congress, their staffs, Capitol Police, first responders, and all others affected".

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Scalise, the injured lawmaker, is a friend of Shimkus.

When Keilar asked how he was feeling, Davis said "I'm angry".

Paul says "it was a killing field" because nobody had weapons to shoot back.

"Davis attended the baseball practice Wednesday morning but wasn't injured". You can disagree with policy but you can't turn it into something personal.

CBS News reported the shooter has been identified as James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, and that he died later at the hospital. The political rhetoric of hate and division, including on social media and the 24-hour news cycle, has to end. "We have the right to elect our leader and vote for them if we disagree". You see stories about policies are going to lead to the death of people.

Davis, a Republican from Taylorville, said he chose to keep the dirty clothes on: "My breaking point is done".

"Eventually, we made it into an apartment building across the street where a Good Samaritan told three of us to come inside".

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