House Cancels Votes in Wake of Shooting


House Cancels Votes in Wake of Shooting

The House canceled floor votes on Wednesday in the wake of the shooting at the Republican baseball practice in Alexandria, Va. 
Several hearings across the Capitol, including an Appropriations subcommittee that was due to examine the budget of the Capitol Police, were canceled or postponed. 
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., two Capitol Police officers, as well as unidentified staffers, were shot. 
The House floor and hearings weren’t the only events going silent. Democratic lawmakers were set to announce this morning they were filing a lawsuit alleging that President Donald Trump has violated the Constitution’s “foreign emoluments clause” by …

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