Congressman Steve Cohen

Representing the 9th District of Tennessee

Cohen’s Statement on the Shooting at the Congressional Baseball Practice This Morning

June 14, 2017
Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) released the following statement after a shooting at the Congressional baseball practice this morning in Alexandria, Virginia:

“My thoughts go out to House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, the Capitol Police officers, the staff and all those affected by this morning’s horrific shooting at the Congressional baseball practice in Virginia. I hope the victims all make a quick and full recovery. I've feared violence directed at a Member of Congress ever since Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot at an event in 2011. There’s been too much violence, too much hate, and too much anger.”