House back in session as lawmakers offer prayers for wounded

Scalise was undergoing a third operation on Thursday, Representative Barbara Comstock, a Virginia Republican, wrote on Twitter . The president and First Lady Melania Trump later visited Scalise, bringing flowers. Mr Mika's family said the lobbyist was shot multiple times and is also in a critical condition following surgery. While some are scared, the congressman echoed what others have said, adding that the American people won't live in fear.

Wife: Man Who Shot Congressman Wanted to Work on Tax Policy

Rep. Steve Scalise , was among those shot in Alexandria , Virginia. She says she didn't know a lot about what her husband, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson , did between January and March because she was busy with her job at a tax firm. As of 9:45 a.m. ET, Scalise was in stable condition but undergoing surgery, according to a statement from his office. Thompson offered his appreciation for the bravery of the U.S.

Co-worker: Gunman was glum weeks before shooting

Cilia tells the AP that Lam didn't seem angry, and that such grievances were fairly common with drivers, complaining of working more than nine and a half hours three times in one week. On social media, heartbroken family members of Lefiti recalled him as a warm-spirited man devoted to his children and family. The suspect was wearing a UPS uniform but investigators have not confirmed whether he was an employee.

Father of student released by North Korea praises Trump, criticizes Obama

Father of student released by North Korea praises Trump, criticizes Obama

They also told reporters they have had no contact whatsoever with North Korean medical officials and have no idea what type or quality of care he was given. Fred Warmbier said of his son's release by the regime: "They did not do this out of the kindness of their hearts". Otto Frederick Warmbier , a University of Virginia student, was arrested early a year ago for allegedly attempting to steal a political propaganda poster.

Reports say Mueller probe now examining possible Trump obstruction

He also made clear that he interpreted Trump's request to end an investigation into his former national security adviser as an order coming from the president. On Thursday, Comey had accused Trump of firing him to try to undermine the FBI's investigation of possible collusion between the Trump Campaign and Russian Federation in alleged efforts to influence last year's presidential election.

Without Scalise, Congressmen would have been defenseless

Without Scalise, Congressmen would have been defenseless

Mr Richmond, who plays for the Democratic team, said he had visited the hospital twice and planned to go again before Thursday night's game at Nationals Park. "I literally ran for my life and jumped in the dugout into Congressman Williams' arms", he said. In remarks at the White House focused on a new apprenticeship program, Trump said that the shooting could bring unity to a divided nation.