Wisconsin Congressman Ron Kind was not at the practice this morning, nor was he scheduled to play in the game tomorrow night. Kind says today's shooting is yet another tragic and senseless shooting in America, adding his thoughts and prayers are with his colleagues, their aides, and the brave Capitol Police who were injured.
"Us in elected office have a higher duty and higher responsibility to tone down the rhetoric, make it less shrill, less incivil. We got to find ways to bring the country back together, in light of the intense polarization on how hyper-partisan everything is. I'm not saying that's a direct cause but it's certainly not helping when it comes to what people are feeling throughout our Nation."