The Congressional Baseball Game scheduled for tomorrow is expected to proceed as planned, a day after the horrific shooting at the field where the GOP congressional team was practicing earlier today.
Ryan talked about the House being a family and said that “an attack on one of us is an attack on all of us,” and in that spirit of coming together, the game at Nationals Park tomorrow is set to proceed as planned:
JUST IN: Cheers erupt in US House members' mtg. after announcement that congressional baseball game will go on tomorrow in spite of attack.
— NBC Nightly News (@NBCNightlyNews) June 14, 2017
— Rep. Kevin Cramer (@RepKevinCramer) June 14, 2017
The #congressionalbaseballgame is on. We will play for charity, but also for the victims & the heroic officers who took down the shooter.
— Rep. Eric Swalwell (@RepSwalwell) June 14, 2017
The Congressional Baseball Game is an annual event that brings Democrats and Republicans together for a friendly game that raises money for charity. Tickets are still available for purchase here.
[featured image via Congressional Baseball Game]
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