Montana’s U.S. Sens. Jon Tester and Steve Daines joined the rest of the Senate on Thursday in commending the Capitol Police who responded to a shooting Wednesday involving members of Congress.
Virginia Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine introduced the bill Thursday in the Senate, where it passed unanimously. Other senators signed on as co-sponsors of the bill.
On Wednesday morning, a gunman opened fire on Republicans in Alexandria, Virginia, who were practicing for a charity baseball game against Democratic members of Congress.
Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot. Also hurt were police officers and congressional staffers.