How to watch Thursday's Congressional baseball game

Mueller expands special counsel office hires 13 lawyers

Mueller expands special counsel office hires 13 lawyers

Managers for the Congressional baseball teams announced the charity baseball game will go on as scheduled at 7:05 p.m. ET Thursday evening at National's Field. The shooter was identified as James T. Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old home inspector from IL.

Scalise received "multiple" blood transfusions after a bullet entered his hip and hit internal organs, according to the hospital's announcement.

WASHINGTON (AP) - In critical condition and undergoing repeated surgery, GOP House Whip Steve Scalise faces a "much more difficult" struggle to recover from his gunshot wound than first thought, President Donald Trump said Thursday.

A Capitol Police officer hailed as a hero for responding to a shooting rampage at a congressional baseball practice threw out the first pitch as lawmakers took the field.

Trump dismisses obstruction of justice probe as 'phony story'
Mueller's office has reached out to Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats, National Security Agency Director Adm. Trump has responded to reports that the special counsel is investigating him for possible obstruction of justice .

Federal Bureau of Investigation agents continue to search for evidence on the baseball field in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, June 15, 2017, the day after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. was shot during during a congressional baseball practice.

The game is being held less than 48 hours after members of the Republican congressional baseball team were attacked by a rifle-wielding gunman during a practice in Alexandria.

Rep. Scalise, as a lawmaker in a leadership position, had a security detail with him Wednesday morning as he participated in a GOP baseball practice for an upcoming charity game. Sen.

Addressing Scalise, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., said, "You are not alone". Rep. Steve King of Iowa said over Twitter, "The center of America is disappearing, and the violence is incited by the leading cultural voices of the Left". Earlier Thursday, Republican lawmakers met behind closed doors to share reflections and pray.

Congressman Scalise Remains In Critical Condition After Alexandria Shooting
Matt Mika , a lobbyist for Tyson Foods who sometimes practices with the team, was also identified as one of the victims, and Sen. Barth and Williams both credited the Capitol Police officers who were at the field with Scalise for saving their lives.

"It's the right thing to do and it's the right time to play this game", Williams said.

The annual Congressional Baseball Game has been a fixture at Nationals Park in Washington for the past nine years.

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi is lashing out at "sanctimonious" Republicans - including some in Congress - who are suggesting vitriolic political rhetoric from the left may be partially to blame for the shooting that wounded GOP Congressman Steve Scalise.

Authorities say they are examining a cell phone, a computer and a camera found inside a white van where the gunman who wounded a top Republican congressman and several others had been living. And before the presidential election, he apparently volunteered for Bernie Sanders's campaign and called for Hillary Clinton to cede the Democratic nomination to the senator.

Alvaro Morata agrees to join Manchester United
Morata's agent, Juanma Lopez, confirmed his client's wishes, saying, "He doesn't want to go through another season like that. United's original offer did not include David De Gea, the goalkeeper being a long-time target for the Spanish giant.

"I was pinned down in right field", Barth said.

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