Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old former home builder and lead removal contractor, had run-ins with police but no felony convictions. Thursday, as a measure of resilience and tribute.
Scalise was fielding ground balls at second base Wednesday when he was shot at a practice for the annual Republicans-Democrats baseball game. Also hurt but released from hospitals were two Capitol Police officers, David Bailey and Crystal Griner, and House GOP aide Zack Barth. Scalise remains in critical condition, though doctors said Friday his vital signs have stabilized. A food industry lobbyist who was also shot is also being treated for serious injuries.
"I think that the president contributed to this significantly", said Rep. James Clyburn of SC, the No. 3 House Democrat. Agents continue to try and track Hodgkinson's movements in recent weeks. Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Tim Slater said the Federal Bureau of Investigation needs the public's help in piecing together Hodgkinson's whereabouts and activities while he was in Alexandria.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) traced the two weapons recovered from the scene - a 9 mm handgun and a 7.62 caliber rifle. "We continue to seek information on any encounters the public may have had with him in his home state of IL or in Alexandria".
Sue Hodgkinson spoke to reporters Thursday outside her IL home. At the time, Euille said he did not realize Hodgkinson was living out of his van. Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign.
His political opinions were openly known as he posted often on social media, excoriating Republicans and calling President Trump a "traitor".
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Hospital officials said a bullet fractured Scalise's bones and damaged internal organs.
The hospital said Scalise was shot once in the left hip, fracturing bones and causing severe bleeding. While he is conscious and able to communicate through notes, the family says Mika requires medical equipment to breathe and will need additional surgeries.
Members of both parties said they needed to soften rhetorical attacks on each other, if only to set a better example for a public that seems increasingly divided into hostile political camps.
His attack on a group of Congress members practicing for a baseball game left her quivering, and nearly speechless. "I know we'll be thinking about each of them as they take the field tonight".
A spokeswoman for Capitol Police did not return CNN's request for comment.
Rep. Ryan Costello, R-Pa., heading out to take pregame grounders at shortstop, said when he plays baseball he can stop thinking about what's going on in his life for a couple of hours, "but my mind is definitely on the five individuals" injured by the shooter.