Democrats said they have also seen a rise in the number of threatening phone calls their offices have received in recent months.
"My hopes and prayers are that Representative Scalise, congressional staff and the Capitol Police Officers who were wounded make a quick and full recovery".
As Duncan was leaving he came upon Hodgkinson in the parking lot and said Hodgkinson asked "if the players on the field were Republicans or Democrats".
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Hodgkinson, who was armed with a handgun and a rifle, died from multiple gunshot wounds to his torso, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said.
He used a.30-caliber semi-automatic rifle and a 9 mm handgun.
Hodgkinson's social media postings included anti-conservative rants.
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US President Donald Trump is pictured with US Congressman and Majority Whip Steve Scalise in March. "But for now, the members of the congressional baseball team have made the decision to go forward with tonight's game, which will be played for charity", he said.
A single shot left Scalise, 51, with a shattered bone in his left hip and internal injuries that caused severe bleeding. We know that he had a criminal record. Three, he wanted to get as much information about how, you know, I could help. They brought bouquets of flowers for the recovering victims.
Griner, 32, is also a Capitol Police special agent. He is still listed in critical condition.The statement noted that he has done better over the past 24 hours but will require further surgery and will stay in the hospital for some time.
"He entered the room, spoke with Scalise's family, and sat by his bedside with Mrs. Trump", White House spokesman Sean Spicer said.
"Just left hospital. Rep. Steve Scalise, one of the truly great people, is in very tough shape - but he is a real fighter". She said she thought he was going to return to IL because he'd run out of money. According to the, a account that appeared to be associated with Hodgkinson was found to have anti-Republican and anti-Trump posts and had posts supporting Sanders.
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