Reps. Evans and Fitzpatrick Urged Bipartisan Showing at Congressional Baseball Game

Congressmen Dwight Evans (D-PA) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) issued a joint statement encouraging members of both parties to come together after the shooting on an Alexandria, Virginia, baseball field that left five people injured, including Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA), the Republican majority whip, who remains in critical condition. At the time, Republican members of Congress were practicing for the Congressional Baseball Game. The shooter, who had professed disdain for Republicans, was killed during an exchange of gunfire. Here is the statement released on the day of the shooting by Evans and Fitzpatrick: [Read more…]