Members Of Congress Say They Received Threats Before And After Shooting


Members Of Congress Say They Received Threats Before And After Shooting

Multiple members of Congress said there was an uptick in threats coming into their offices both before and after Wednesday morning’s shooting at a US House Republican baseball practice.A gunman allegedly opened fire on the practice in Virginia on Wednesday morning, forcing Republican members of Congress who were present to take cover. Rep. Steve Scalise, the number three Republican in House leadership, was shot, along with two Capitol Police officers, a congressional aide, and a lobbyist, according to law enforcement. President Trump said the assailant died from his wounds.Multiple Democratic representatives said during a members-only security briefing …

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