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Trump Pays Tribute to Capitol Police Heroes

Capitol Police officers David Bailey and Crystal Griner, along with members of the Alexandria Police saved the lives of several congressmen with their actions on June 14.

President Trump praised the actions of “American heroes” Capitol Police Special Agents David Bailey and Crystal Griner at a ceremony on Thursday.

“They raced through the bullets and immediately engaged the gunmen,” Trump said.

“Despite their injuries, both officers heroically continued to face down the gunman until they brought him down,” he continued, detailing their actions. “These officers saved the lives of every innocent person on the field that day.”

“They are American heroes, and we salute them,” Trump said. The entire room gave the officers a standing ovation.