"Scalise's security detail and Capitol Hill police immediately began to return fire and Alexandria police also immediately came and began to return fire", he said.
Bailey was not shot but was treated for a minor injury and has been released from a hospital.
"I spoke with Special Agent Bailey and Special Agent Griner this morning", Ryan told his colleagues on the House floor.
"He's loyal to the person he's assigned to protect", Brooks said of the officer.
"Crystal is one of the two Capitol Police officers who saved so many lives through her heroism, along with David Bailey", Trump said.
Paul said Scalise's security detail exchanged fire with the active shooter. "I was getting down making sure my son was down", Barton said.
Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot.
His family said they appreciate the support they've received from lawmakers and the president, and are thankful for the bravery of the special agents. To those who know her, it's no surprise she bested her opponent. We have freedoms that many on this globe wish they would have, and you took those freedoms and tried to take lives. "There's no escaping a guy with a, you know, he had several hundred bullets and we no weapons and no place to hide". Jeff Flake, R-Arizona; Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Florida; and Rep.
So are we, and add this week's Durham Grit Award to his accolades.
At a press conference Wednesday afternoon, Rep. Roger Williams (R-Texas) choked up while crediting Griner and Bailey for preventing the deaths of the 25 representatives on the field and the 15 staff who joined them.
Matt Mika, who works as a lobbyist for Tyson Foods, was also injured and is in critical condition, his family said in a statement.
President Donald Trump and other prominent Republicans are hailing two Black Capitol Hill police officers as heroes after the officers risked their lives to take down an IL gunman.
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