Pelosi Points Finger at Fox News, GOP for Rise in Political Vitriol

Posted June 16, 2017

"50 (shots) would be an understatement, I'm quite sure", Arizona Sen. He seemed to have found kindred spirits in the Occupy movement and is believed to have been a volunteer during the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign. "I am sickened by this despicable act".

She went on to use President Donald Trump's past statements as examples. As House Majority Whip, Scalise generally travels in an armored SUV with two plainclothes Capitol Police officers with him. Fifty-five percent of Democrats in that survey said the Republican party made them feel "afraid" while 49% of Republicans say the same of the Democratic party. Roger Williams, and Matt Mika, director of government relations for Tyson Foods.

"This is a powder keg right now, so everyone in authority has to be very careful with the words the say", said Nina Turner, a former Democratic state senator from OH and a high-profile Sanders supporter. "He's a patriot and a fighter". "I don't think you're human if that doesn't shake you".

The lawmakers FOX6 News spoke with Wednesday said that precaution will continue.

Ryan also praying for the shooting victims and praising Capitol police for their heroic efforts. Hodgkinson later died at a Washington hospital.

FBI Special Agent in Charge of the Washington Field Office Timothy Slater said it was too early to tell if the attack was terror-related.

After leading the House in the pledge of allegiance, Speaker Paul Ryan offered powerful words of resilience and camaraderie. Votes were canceled in the House of Representatives as members waited anxiously to get more news on Scalise's condition.

U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore tweeted: "Today's senseless shooting wasn't just an assault on our Republican colleagues, but an attack on our country & the United States Congress". Beneath the dignity of the respect that we'd like Congress to command. "Our security detail was able to incapacitate him at that point".

The House minority leader concluded, "It may be inflamed, I don't know. For eight years, I've been the catcher bantering with Steve Scalise when he comes up to bat a few times a game". Brad Wenstrup, R-Ohio, who is a doctor and veteran of the war in Iraq, and Rep.

"Behind third base, I see a rifle..."

"That really meant a lot to me", he said.

Pelosi said there is desire among Democrats for a task force on gun safety to study the issue.

Ron DeSantis said he was walking to auto with a colleague and described to Fox News an exchange he had with a man, who was unarmed: "There was a guy that walked up to us that was asking whether it was Republicans or Democrats out there".