Rep. Steve Scalise 'took a bullet for all of us'

'We Will Not Give In To Fear': A Day After Shooting, Congress Plays Ball

'We Will Not Give In To Fear': Congress Is Still Ready To Play Ball

The Medstar Hospital in Washington DC said Wednesday evening that Scalise was in critical condition after undergoing surgery.

Scalise was shot along with three other victims on Wednesday when a gunman opened fire at a park in Alexandria, Va., where a group of Republican lawmakers were holding an early-morning baseball practice.

"It'll sure be a different game without him there", said Representative Cedric Richmond, the starting pitcher for the Democratic team and a longtime friend of Scalise from their days as political adversaries in the Louisiana state legislature.

Sava says infection remains a risk, after doctors performed several surgeries to stop bleeding and begin repairing abdominal and bone damage. "Yes, he has additional operations he will need before he leaves the hospital".

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise speaks to reporters at the US Capitol, hours before an expected vote to repeal Obamacare in Washington, D.C., US on May 4, 2017. He has received multiple units of blood transfusion.

This year, the charities are the "Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington, Washington Literacy Center, the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation and, after Wednesday's shooting, the Capitol Police Memorial Fund".

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A congressional aide, a lobbyist and one police officer were also shot before police killed the gunman. President Trump said concern for the congressman "may have brought some unity to our long-divided country". He said it is now hard to predict how long Scalise will need to remain in the hospital but they should have a better idea of that in the coming days.

Thursday night's annual Congressional Ball Game drew record crowds and, despite an 11-2 rout by Democrats over Republicans, the GOP team took home the trophy as lawmakers dedicated the game to Scalise.

President Trump urged Americans on Thursday to pray for Rep. Steve Scalise as he fights for life a day after being shot on a baseball field.

"Most importantly, we are forever grateful for the heroism of Special Agents Crystal Griner and David Bailey, who saved the lives of everyone at the baseball field that morning, including Steve's", Scalise's wife, Jennifer, said in the statement.

The president's meaning was unclear as he made the comments at an event on Cuba policy in Miami.

Hodgkinson died of wounds sustained during a firefight with law enforcement.

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