Rodney Davis stood at the plate waiting to bat at the GOP practice for the Democrats vs. Republicans baseball game tonight at Nationals Park. The last thing he expected Wednesday morning was to be in the middle of gunfire.
Davis spoke with Regional Radio Thursday afternoon about his experience Wednesday morning during the shooting that has left the perpetraitor dead and five people, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise wounded. Here’s what he had to say about what happened in that scary situation.
Davis says if it weren’t for Crystal Griner and David Bailey, the two Capitol Police on scene, he wouldn’t be alive today.
Davis was back on Capitol Hill at work just hours after the shooting. He says the event Wednesday may be what brings lawmakers back together for the nation’s common good.
Here is the full interview with Representative Rodney Davis: