Steve Scalise

Zack Barth ‘Not Living in Fear’ After Congressional Baseball Shooting
Hill staffer talks about his shooter, his faith and life afterward

Zack Barth, an aide to Texas Rep. Roger Williams, was wounded in the leg during the shooting at the Republicans’ baseball practice in Arlington, Va., on June 14. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Zack Barth was never supposed to be dodging bullets in the outfield.

His job was to feed fly balls back to the infield for Republican lawmakers during an early-morning baseball practice ahead of the annual Congressional Baseball Game against the Democrats.

GoFundMe Set Up for Agent David Bailey
Comes after $46,000 raised for Crystal Griner

David Bailey, one of the the injured Capitol Police officers on Rep. Steve Scalise’s security detail, has had a GoFundMe set up to help cover his medical costs. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Baseball Practice Shooting Mix-Up: Capitol Police Sent to Pelosi’s Georgetown Home
Alexandria address was not originally given to USCP team

Alexandria Police stand next to a SUV with a shattered window across the street from Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Va. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

The Capitol Police Containment and Emergency Response Team was directed to Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s house the day of the Republican baseball practice shooting, as oppose to the Alexandra, Va., field where the incident occurred, Bloomberg first reported.

There is an open internal investigation about how Pelosi’s Georgetown home was given as the address on June 15 when gunman James Hodgkinson opened fire on the practice.

Acting House Majority Whip Sidelined With Pneumonia
McHenry to postpone first round of town hall meetings

Rep. Patrick McHenry, R-N.C., has pneumonia and is postponing his first round of town hall meetings during the August recess. (By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Patrick T. McHenry, the acting House Majority Whip, has pneumonia and will be out of public view for an indeterminate time, his office announced Monday afternoon.

The North Carolina Republican made the announcement as an addendum to his weekly newsletter.

Trump Again Threatens Members’ Health Insurance
President tries to reset bumpy tenure, but attacks lawmakers

President Donald Trump picked up Monday where he left off on Saturday, threatening members' health insurance because of their failed effort to repeal the 2010 health care law. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

On a day he will try — again — to reset his embattled presidency, Donald Trump kicked off Monday by again threatening lawmakers’ health insurance.

The president repeated his threat — initially made on Saturday — to strip the employer contribution for health insurance away from members of Congress in a morning tweet fired off about an hour before he will swear in his new White House chief of staff, retired Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly.

Opinion: ‘Values’ Are Relative When Rooting for Your Political Team
Demonization is easier than appreciating the virtues of opponents

President Donald Trump waves as he walks to Marine One while departing from the White House to Beaver, West Virginia, on Monday to address the Boy Scouts’ 2017 jamboree. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

In his wary optimism after the U.S. Senate voted to proceed with debate on dismantling President Barack Obama’s signature Affordable Care Act and replacing it with, well, something, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky said he and his supporters were “not out here to spike the football.”

In this case, the cliched sports metaphor fit.

Scalise to Begin Rehab for Gunshot Wound
House majority whip discharged from hospital Tuesday, six weeks after shooting

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise spent six weeks in the hospital after sustaining a life-threatening gun-shot wound to the hip. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is set to begin “intensive inpatient rehabilitation” six weeks after he was shot in the hip during a congressional baseball practice in Virginia.

The Louisiana Republican, who sustained a life-threatening single rifle shot to the left hip, was discharged from MedStar Washington Hospital Center on Tuesday, the hospital said in a statement.

McConnell-Affiliated Group Hits Brooks for Missing Capitol Police Vote
Senate Leadership Fund Attacks Brooks for missing vote for Capitol Police

Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., is receiving criticism for missing a vote to help Capitol Police Officers. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

A super PAC affiliated with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is attacking Rep. Mo Brooks for skipping a vote to assist Capitol Police officers.

The Senate Leadership Fund blasted out an email criticizing Brooks, who is running for Senate in the special election in Alabama, for missing votes.

Steve Scalise Still in Hospital, But Calling In

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., called into the Monday whip meeting. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is still in the hospital, but strong enough that he called in to the weekly whip team on Monday.

The Louisiana Republican was patched in “to thank the whips for their hard work and let them know he is looking forward to working through the rehab process and returning to the Capitol once he is ready,” a Scalise spokeswoman said.

Brooks Touts Steady Stance on Guns Despite Being Shot at
Congressman highlights his experience at Republican baseball practice to show he’s unchanged on Scond Amendment

Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., has a new ad highlighting his unchanged stance on guns despite being at the shooting at the Republican baseball practice. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks is not backing down from an ad describing his experience being shot at.

Brooks is running for the Republican nomination for Senate in Alabama against incumbent Sen. Luther Strange, who was appointed after Jeff Sessions became attorney general.