The annual matchup between Republicans and Democrats will be held one day after Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-Louisiana) and three others were shot at a practice session for the game. Trump only alluded to the shooting indirectly while voicing support for the victims. According to the hospital, he sustained a single shot to his left hip, with the bullet traveling across his pelvis causing bone fractures, internal organ injury and severe bleeding.
The 66-year-old suspect from Belleville, Illinois, was a volunteer for Senator Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign but whether he was politically motivated is still unclear, investigators said.
Earlier Friday, House Speaker Paul Ryan paid a visit to his injured colleague, who faces the prospect of a lengthy hospitalization after getting shot in the hip at a baseball practice by a deranged man with grudges against Trump and the GOP.
Trump says Scalise "continues his very courageous fight", but adds: "it's been much more hard than people even thought at the time".
The lawmakers took the field with many wearing hats to honor Scalise.
Daily Caller's Kaitlan Collins reported that "Scalise has received multiple units of blood transfusion". When he heard the news about the shooting he described it with one word, "devastation". "That is the source of unity, and more than ever, we must embrace it", the president said.
The president said that because of the "tremendous pain and suffering he's now enduring. our country will perhaps become closer, more unified".
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating the attack, which has raised questions about lawmakers' security, renewed the nation's contentious debate over guns and drawn fresh attention to the harsh rhetoric that reflects the deep political divisions in America.
Although the weather in Washington looks headed toward a near-flawless summer night, an obvious and immovable shadow is being cast over Thursday night's Congressional Baseball Game - a tradition that began more than a century ago. "How dare they say such a thing", Pelosi said. "We are forever grateful for the heroism" of the officers, she said.
Trump is also crediting the congressman for bringing people together.
From there, the "cap" will increase by $6 billion every three months over the course of a year until it hits $30 billion a month. The dollar.DXY was largely flat against a basket of currencies after reversing earlier losses, while the price of gold fell.
For the Mayweather v McGregor fight to hit the $1bn mark it would likely need to double its pay-per-view sales. Holm expects more cross-over challenges - between UFC fighters and professional boxers - in the future.
Juneteenth marks the day General Gordon Granger gave the news of freedom to slaves in Texas on June 19, 1865 in Galveston. When the slaves were freed, in 1865, they held rodeos, went fishing, had barbecues, payed baseball.
The soft, forgiving conditions created opportunity for major movement up the leaderboard for those players willing to take it. Open and the top six golfers are separated by three strokes. "That means I'm a part of history", Thomas told reporters.
Kelly has drawn a ton of criticism for even interviewing him, but now at least it seems one station has found a solution. Sandy Hook Promise, an anti-gun violence organization, disinvited Kelly from its gala, which she was scheduled to host.
While trying to drive away from that confrontation, the report said, Hodgkinson used a pocket knife to cut a seat belt. Mayor, how are you doing? "They don't deserve this, I don't deserve this, my daughters don't deserve all this".
Terror group ISIS claimed responsibility of the attack, reaffirming that the attack was premeditated and not improvised. However there have been a string of recent attacks near the Old City in east Jerusalem .
In a pop star gut punch heard 'round the world, Taylor Swift did her best to overshadow Katy Perry's release of Witness tonight. Only Apple Music was allowed to stream the music when it chose to pay royalties to artists during a free three-month trial.
The Times newspaper headline "May takes cover" also used a sub-heading "Police protect PM as Grenfell death toll rises". She stood for a minute's silence at the start of her birthday parade on Saturday.
Phil Mickelson was also in the mix on Sunday, but veered off track with a triple-bogey on the 12th hole to trickle back. A birdie on the 15th saw Berger move clear of the pack, which at one point included nine players tied for the lead.
DA suspends ex-leader Zille after colonialism tweet
He added that Zille had referred to the wrong chapter of the party constitution, which dealt with suspension of membership. Reasons stated by Maimane for the party's federal executive to suspend Zille was not the full story, she said.
Hot and humid in Houston thru at least Tuesday
That front will stall to our east and start to wash out along the coast by Tuesday , so a shower or storm will still be possible. The big weather story is the major cool down for today after a week straight of highs in the 90s, today we'll be in the low 80s.
Taliban infiltrate Afghan army to target foreign troops
Nevertheless, these attacks fueled a strong sense of mistrust between the coalition soldiers and the Afghan military. Green-on-blue attacks have been a major problem during NATO's long years fighting alongside Afghan forces.
Gunfire heard at Mali resort area popular with foreigners
In a video released in March, jihadists said those two were joining together along with two Mali-based terror groups. Al-Qaeda's North African affiliate Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) had claimed responsibility for the attack.
Cosby accuser to resume testimony in sex assault trial
She claimed she was then jolted awake and felt Cosby's hand groping her breast under her shirt, then groping her genitals. Cosby would retaliate and try to hurt me, that he would try to hurt me and my family in some way", Constand said.
Asian shares fall after Fed rate hike, tracking Wall St lead
The Fed's benchmark short-term rate , which influences consumer and business lending, will now rise to between 1% and 1.25%. But she attributed the recent trend to one-off factors, including lower prescription drug prices and cellphone services.
Senate Passes Sanctions on Iran and Russian Federation
A day earlier, the Senate voted to adopt an amendment to the bill that would expand sanctions against Russia, CBS News reported . The bill includes a mechanism requiring congressional review of any decision to ease the Russian Federation sanctions.
GST to rollout on July 1
The GST Council will meet again on June 30, the eve of the launch, Jaitley said. The GST is scheduled to be rolled out from July 1. However, Uttarakhand will have it at Rs 75 lakh.