List of Congress members found in pocket of suspected congressional shooter

Visitors walk by a Capitol Police officer outside the Capitol Visitor Center on Thursday

Visitors walk by a Capitol Police officer outside the Capitol Visitor Center on Thursday

Scalise, No. 3 in the House of Representatives Republican leadership, was shot in the hip at the baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia.

House Majority Leader and MLK Day denier Steve Scalise remains in critical condition at MedStar Washington Hospital Center but is expected to recover and regain the ability to walk and run, MedStar's Dr. Jack Sava said Friday.

"My dear friend Steve Scalise took a bullet for all of us", Trump said.

A playground near the baseball field is cordoned off with police tape as the investigation continue at the scene in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, June 15, 2017, the day after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. was shot during during a congressional baseball practice.

They came from all over the country Thursday night to watch congressmen play a game that they have played for more than 100 years - the congressional baseball game pitting Republicans against Democrats for charity at Washington Nationals Stadium.

Members of the U.S. Capitol Police engaged in a shootout with the assailant on Wednesday, and lawmakers said their presence probably prevented many deaths.

Later, the crowd burst into applause as Capitol Police Officer David Bailey - who was injured as he pursued the shooter - hobbled to the mound on crutches and tossed the ceremonial first pitch. Numerous players wore Louisiana State University hats in honor of Scalise, a graduate of the school.

"So on this special night, I leave you with three great American words that for generations have torn down barriers, built bridges of unity, and defied those who have sought to pull us apart".

Lucee Laursen of La Crosse, Wisconsin, interning in the capital for a nonprofit, said, "It's showing that we might have differences in political spheres but we come together for a good cause".

And when it was over, Democratic Rep. Mike Doyle of Pennsylvania, his team's manager, accepted the trophy, then gave it to his GOP counterpart, Rep. Joe Barton of Texas, to put in Scalise's office on behalf of the Democrats.

Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, said in a brief interview that Democrats would be reminded of "positions they've taken in the past that are not consistent with their voice for bipartisanship today".

There was plenty of amateur-hour baseball in the event, but also some breakout play.

During the ball game, Ryan and Pelosi even did their first ever joint interview, telling CNN's Jake Tapper that they are all fighting for the same person. The game is scheduled to be played at Nationals Park, home of the Washington Nationals Major League baseball team.

Six weeks ago, with House Republicans barely winning a bitterly fought vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Democrats stood in the ornate Capitol chamber and derisively serenaded their counterparts.

The Louisiana Republican was reported in critical condition before the surgery. Mika's family said the lobbyist was shot multiple times.

The event raised questions about the security of members of Congress. They, like so many other courageous police officers, represent the very best of us.

The House has returned to business after a gunman fired at a baseball practice, critically injuring a top Republican lawmaker and wounding several others.

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