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Roger Williams , who coaches the GOP team, said that one of his aides, Zack Barth, was shot, but "is doing well and is expected to make a full recovery". According to his social-media profile and other reports , he expressed broad dissent against Trump and Republican policies. He left a trail of blood as he dragged himself to the outfield, seeking distance from the gunman who said nothing as he fired.
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    For instance, it includes a $30 million expansion of the Gardiner Scholarship program for students with disabilities and mandates a daily recess for all public elementary schools. One aspect of the legislation that has drawn a great deal of criticism is a program called "schools of hope". Superintendents say the legislation will be harmful to traditional public schools as some provisions require districts to share local tax dollars with charter schools.
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    Two Capitol Police officers who intervened to stop the shooter were also injured along with a congressional staffer and a lobbyist. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the members of Congress, their staffs, Capitol Police, first responders, and all others affected", Trump said in a statement.
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    Bailey is a Capitol Police special agent who is part of the congressional security detail. "When the leadership of this country is civil towards one another, maybe the public will start being civil towards one another too", said Rep. "We were doing batting practice, and all of a sudden, someone came with a rifle ". "I think much of the anger has been recently directed at the Republicans - being in the majority right now".
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    A congressional staffer was also injured. The shooter, identified as a 66-year-old IL man who had vented at Republicans on social media, fired repeatedly at the baseball field in suburban Alexandria , Virginia. Witnesses said the shooter asked which political party the players belonged to before opening fire. Congressman Mo Brooks of Alabama said he was working out with about 20-25 other members of Congress when he heard shots.
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    The addition to Mueller's team of a prosecutor including Andrew Weissmann, Supreme Court advocate and criminal law expert Michael Dreeben , and others experienced in complex fraud and worldwide bribery cases suggests that the probe may be looking at more than "collusion" between Russian officials and Trump team members.
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    Scalise's wife, Jennifer, has been by his side, as Trump and others stopped by to pay visits. Livingston said Scalise is in the fight of his life. "Pray for Steve!" Trump said in a tweet. "I was pinned down in right field", Barth said. He also remains in critical condition Thursday following surgery. "He shot at Steve Scalise, our second baseman".
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    He was in critical condition following surgery, the hospital said. On MSNBC, Giffords' husband, with whom she founded the non-profit Americans for Responsible Solutions , said his thoughts immediately went to moment he learned his wife had been shot.
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    In a national address, Trump appealed for unity following the morning assault in the Washington suburb of Alexandria, Virginia, which came amid high political tension in the USA capital after a vitriol-filled 2016 election. And we do it because we like to play baseball and try to recapture a little bit of our youth. Scalise is the No. 3 House Republican leader. Rep. Williams, coach of the Republicans baseball team, says he hurt his leg after diving into a dugout for cover.
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    Steve Scalise and the other victims of this morning's awful shooting", said Rep. Ken Calvert, R-Corona. Bullet holes at the YMCA where a gunman opened fire during a GOP baseball practice in Alexandria , VA. One Capitol Hill police officer suffered a gunshot wound and another officer twisted an ankle, an official said. Of those shot were reportedly aides to Scalise and officers with the U.S.
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    Ron DeSantis (R-FL). House Majority Whip wounded in shooting in suburban D.C. Hodgkinson, who frequently ranted against Republicans and President Donald Trump on social media, was shot at the scene and later died. "I am sickened by this despicable act", Sanders said. The lawmaker - the only SC member of the team and who left practice early - described in detail how he interacted with the suspect who later died from his wounds after launching a massive display of gunfire.