Scalise was shot Wednesday morning as a gunman sprayed bullets into a GOP congressional baseball practice.
"And as I was getting into the vehicle with one of my colleagues ... there was a guy that walked up to us that was asking whether there was Republicans or Democrats out there", he said during the interview. Democrats gave the trophy to the Republicans, so it could be placedin Rep. Scalise's office as he recovers in the hospital.
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she favors more money for the U.S. Capitol Police, which is seeking an 8 percent increase to almost $427 million for next year.
The annual charity game, a tradition since 1909, was held this year at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
The senior Republican suffered extensive injuries and was in critical condition on Wednesday night, according to the most recent report from the hospital, MedStar Washington. "Trump said by playing the game "you are demonstrating to the world that we will not be intimidated" by threats, or acts of violence".
Ticket sales picked up after Wednesday's shooting, eventually setting an attendance record, the organizers said, as attendees such as Alexander Hilten, 16, of Arlington, Virginia, chose to come to the game for the first time.
Almost 25,000 tickets were sold for the game and it was on track to raise more than $1 million, roughly double what it did past year, organizers said. Ivanka Trump, joined by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and her two eldest children Arabella and Joseph Kushner, presented a $50,000 check from "Friends in the Trump Administration" to "Congressional Sports for Charity" at the game. It raised over $1 million for charity.
"The members of Congress, the staff and the volunteers who were out at practice this morning care deeply about the causes they play to benefit", game organizers said in a statement released Wednesday.
Nine security officials were among the wounded, said Fareed Sumalan, a doctor at the hospital. "I was sitting on a chair". The second blast took place as rescuers and bystanders rushed to aid those who had been hurt in the first explosion.
The Economic Crime Section of the Provincial Prosecutor's Office of Madrid has filed a complaint with the Court of Instruction. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been accused of committing tax fraud during his time in charge of Real Madrid .
And health insurance, like auto insurance, should be mandatory, with basic coverage including maternity care and mental health. Senate's long-awaited plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act was unveiled on Thursday.
And Peralta hit the victor in the 72nd minute when Aquino pulled the ball back for the 33-year-old to find the net. The best opportunity fell to defender Georgi Dzhikiyi in injury time, but he couldn't keep his header down.
After the tragic incident Redbridge Council reviewed the fire safety arrangements in all of the 18 high rises within the borough. Documents and materials have been seized from a number of organisations as part of this process, the police said.
The group is set to be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award and BET is sure to have something in store to delight fans. Other notable nominations include Chance the Rapper and Migos , who are also up for four nominations.
Sacramento swapped out pick 10 for picks 15 and 20 and were able to get relative talent at 15 to what the Blazers got at 10. The Kings are once again looking to rebuild after missing the playoffs for an 11th straight season.
Warmbier died days after his return to the United States, and his funeral was held Thursday in his hometown of Wyoming, Ohio. He was detained for 17 months after being arrested in January 2016 on charges of stealing a propaganda poster from a hotel .
Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, said the American plane "did nothing to provoke this behavior", Reuters added. The Baltic Sea has become an area of rising tensions between Moscow and the Western military alliance.
When Ossoff started the race he channeled national anger at the president before pivoting away from Trump and focusing on local politics.
Google to stop reading your Gmail to help sell adds
With the scanning of your Gmail inbox, Google might find that you receive a lot of email related to smartphones. So, by ending all scanning, Google hopes to end the confusion and sell Gmail to even more businesses.
Federer demolishes Zverev to win ninth Halle title
Federer though is undoubtedly the greatest grass player of all time, and is in the best form he has been in for quite a while. Despite a shock exit from Stuttgart on his comeback last week, Federer has improved in Halle and has not lost a set.
UK high-rise buildings fail fire safety tests
It said in a statement: "Where cladding fails the test, this will not necessarily mean moving residents from tower blocks". Refurbishment of the Chalcots Estate was overseen by Rydon, the same company behind the refit of Grenfell Tower.
Yoga Day at DU, JNU
Officials said more than 55,000 Yoga enthusiasts braving early morning drizzle participated in the function. He was of the view that yoga was a holistic approach to physical health, mental health and well-being.
North Korea Defends Otto Warmbier's Treatment
The casket of Otto Warmbier is carried from Wyoming High School after his funeral, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Wyoming, Ohio. But it emerged he was in a coma after North Korean officials claimed he had caught botulism, and died on Monday .
Iran holds annual anti-Israel rallies, displays missiles
One video showed Rouhani's security guards rushing him into his vehicle while others prevented protesters from approaching. Other videos showed First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri and outspoken MP Ali Motahari being heckled by angry protesters.
Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals
Keith Williams met Markelle Fultz when he was seven years old, as described in Kent Babb's piece for the Washington Post . Celtics President Danny Ainge said after making the trade he thought he could get the player he wanted two spots lower.
New homes sales rebounded 2.9 percent in May
The unemployment rate fell to a 16-year low of 4.3% in May and mortgage rates are still favorable by historical standards. Sales declined by almost 24 percent in the Midwest over the pace a year ago, and were unchanged in the Northeast.
Pelosi tries to reassure Dems after Georgia loss
Owens pushed back against national debate over whether Ossoff ran a too progressive campaign or a too moderate campaign. The Georgia race featured a nail-biting finish, with the possibility of flipping a traditionally-Republican district.