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.
Bush gathered his Cabinet there after the 9/11 terror attacks . "But, I like to say, it doesn't really affect the residents". The president's inaugural visit to the wooded hideaway arrives almost five months into his presidency.
The bullfighter caught his feet in his cloak while attempting a turn created to distract the specially-bred fighting animal. Around 1,000 bulls a year are killed in this way in France every year. 'We just do not know how it could have happened'.
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 .
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.
Norway is in the single market, in return for accepting free immigration from the EU, EU courts and budget payments. Foster said the talks would not cover social issues. "I can't negotiate with myself", he told The Financial Times.
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.
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 she performed at the Grammys to rave reviews, she postponed plans to headline the Coachella Music Festival until 2018. Several reports say Beyonce delivered twins earlier this week and have shared the news only with close family and friends.
But, after the news came out, there was speculation that Trump could be planning to fire Mueller from his post as special counsel. The Trump administration has been embroiled in an investigation into alleged Russian interference into the 2016 USA election.
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.
Junaid Mattoo, a resident of Khudwani village in Kulgam, was acting as the district commander of Lashkar-e-Toiba, police said. Kashmir , a Muslim-majority Himalayan region, is held by India and Pakistan in parts and claimed by both in full.
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.
Taylor Swift's music is returning to Spotify, Pandora, more
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.
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.
Growth worries push stocks lower, Fed hike lifts dollar
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.
Trump reverses course in Qatar call
The Qatari Embassy in Washington did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Slogans against and in support of Qatar have dominated Twitter in Arabic.
Juneteenth celebrated all over Houston area
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.
US Open leaderboard 2017
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.
Berger wins at St. Jude Classic for second straight year
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.