"MedStar Washington Hospital Center says Scalise underwent surgery Thursday related to his internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg".
They said Scalise dragged himself from the infield as the shooting continued. The doctor described how a bullet from an assault rifle entered Scalise's hip and traversed his pelvis, shattering blood vessels, bones and internal organs along the way.
Sava said the level of sedation has been turned down to the point where Scalise can communicate with doctors and family members. He was one of four wounded by a gunman Wednesday in an attack on a Republican team practice in Virginia. The 51-year-old remains in a critical condition. Bernie Sanders. In social media posts and letters to the editor of the Belleville News-Democrat, Hodgkinson often criticized Republicans and called for higher taxes on the wealthy.
"Trump wasn't able to attend the event in person due to security protocols".
U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, a Republican from Louisiana, was among those shot by Hodgkinson. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was seen hugging Trump-appointed Labor Secretary Elaine Chao.
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Rep. Steve Scalise is still in critical condition, but his health is improving, the Congressman's surgeon said two days after Scalise was shot at a practice for the Congressional Baseball Game.
Sava said on Friday there were hundreds of bullet fragments in Scalise's body, but "we have no intention to try and remove all the bullet fragments at this point". The popular annual face-off, which raises money for charity, is scheduled to go forward as planned Thursday evening at Nationals Park in Washington.
In a final flourish of bipartisan camaraderie for the night, Democratic Rep. Mike Doyle of Pennsylvania, his team's manager, accepted the trophy, then gave it to his GOP counterpart, Rep. Joe Barton of Texas, to put in Scalise's office on behalf of the Democrats. With the chief deputy of the St. Clair County Sheriff's Department by her side, she said she felt "horrible" about the actions of her husband of almost 30 years. But she says he sold items from his business and told her he was going to Washington.
But something the shooter would not have wanted also has happened. James Hodgkinson had been a vocal opponent of the Republican party.
Earlier Thursday, President Donald Trump commented on the congressman's condition, saying Scalise was "in some trouble" but that he hoped the congressman would be OK.
"The. ways they could do that is you've ever been treated by a mental physician or in a mental hospital, or you've been convicted of a felony, or have been convicted of domestic battery", said Wagner.
Two area baseball fields and the dog park at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park remain closed.