Montana senators co-sponsor bill to honor Capitol cops after shooting

Montana senators co-sponsor bill to honor Capitol cops after shooting

Montana senators co-sponsor bill to honor Capitol cops after shooting

On Thursday night, the annual Congressional baseball game went on as scheduled at Nationals Park.

Tim Kaine introduced the bill Thursday in the Senate, where it passed unanimously.

A top Republican congressman, members of the U.S. Capitol Police, a congressional aide and a lobbyist were injured when a gunman opened fire at a baseball practice.

Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, but his vital signs have "stabilized" two days after being shot during a congressional baseball practice on Wednesday, hospital officials announced Friday.

Capitol Police Officer David Bailey, wounded in yesterday's attack, throws out the first pitch at the Congressional Baseball Game.

"I've been in regular contact with some of Matt's family members and look forward to visiting Matt".

Bailey was not shot but was treated for a minor injury and has been released from a hospital.

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Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, who was one of the GOP lawmakers who witnessed the attack, said, "Had they not been there, it would have been a massacre". Both also said he adored his mother, whom he helped care for after a recent surgery, according to Adams Jones.

Griner graduated from Howard High School in Ellicott City, Md., and played basketball at Hood College in Frederick, Md.

"We are proud of Crystal Griner. for her heroic actions and dedicated service".

Special Agent Crystal Griner was shot in the ankle and is in good condition, Capitol Police. "I don't know who they were personally because this was part of Whip Scalise's detail, but for the fact that they were there the carnage would have been worse".

"She always struck me as incredibly focused, diligent and professional and ready to meet the mission", he said, adding that the officers' response Wednesday was "brilliant and courageous".

At a press conference Wednesday afternoon, Rep. Roger Williams (R-Texas) choked up while crediting Griner and Bailey for preventing the deaths of the 25 representatives on the field and the 15 staff who joined them. "Then someone yelled "shooter" and we knew that we were under assault". "Today we saw how our officers' extensive training and quick response saved lives". The entertainment show spoke to him at the game.

"What I clearly recall is an incredible amount of focus and professionalism and dedication every time I saw her regardless of what the assignment was or what she was doing", he said.

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