So far, investigators have not linked Hodgkinson to any radical groups, said a law enforcement official who spoke on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to discuss the investigation publicly.
New reports about the shooter have recently come to light, revealing that this may not have been an unfathomable act for the man to commit.
Bernie Sanders, who lost the Democratic nomination for president to Hillary Clinton a year ago, said on the Senate floor that he had just found out that the suspect had volunteered for his campaign.
"I can't believe he did this", she said, visibly upset.
Hodgkinson says her husband prepared for his trip to Washington by selling everything he owned from his home-inspection business.More news: Xbox One X vs. PS4 Pro Specs, Features
The charity game, pitting Republican lawmakers against their Democratic colleagues, was set to proceed as scheduled at 7:05 p.m. (2300 GMT) at Nationals Park, home of the Washington Nationals Major League Baseball team, with thousands of spectators expected in the stands.
Sue Hodgkinson spoke to reporters Thursday outside her IL home.
Scalise and lobbyist Matt Mika remained in critical condition Friday; three others wounded have been released from hospitals. He had a history of posting angry messages against Trump and other Republicans on social media.
"Michael said he wasn't close with his brother, but said James was politically active and led a regular life", Mark wrote. And the Federal Bureau of Investigation is still canvassing Alexandria, Va., and here in Belleville.
Asked if she had a message for any of the four people injured in the attack, Sue Hodgkinson said: "I don't even know who was shot".More news: Three days of mourning after Portugal wildfires kill more than 60
"It just took me by surprise when I saw it on the news today that he did what he did", said Dale Walsh.
What occurred on that playing field just outside Washington, where a gunman seemingly nursing a political grudge unleashed an apparently premeditated attack on Republican lawmakers, amounts to an assault on democracy.
"He was home all day long". After the girl broke free, Hodgkinson followed and "started hitting her arms, pulling her hair, and started grabbing her off the bed".
"This week, our nation was shocked and horrified when a gunman opened fire on a Member of Congress".
"I thought he was a new homeless person" in the neighborhood, Robishaw said. He always drank Budweiser from a can and drank alone, barely speaking to anyone, including the bartenders. I hated to see what he'd done up there.More news: Brian Harman aiming to defend one-shot lead
Once Trump won the election, Hodgkinson continued his protests, moving to Washington D.C, where he lived out of his auto so he could continue the fight, ABC New reports.
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