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House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) introduce Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH), Representative Jason Smith (R-MO) and Representative Luke Messer (R-IN) as new members of the House Republican leadership team after November 15, 2016 file photo.

Members of Congress, President Trump and others reacted Wednesday to the shooting at a Congressional baseball practice that left Republican Representative Steve Scalise and others wounded.

Medstar Washington hospital, where Scalise underwent surgery, gave an update on his condition.

Earlier this afternoon, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan spoke to his colleagues in Congress, saying "We are united in our anguish. An attack on one of us is an attack on all of us."

Earlier, President Trump sent an update on Scalise's condition, along with prayers, on Twitter:

Earlier, Rand Paul described the scene:

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