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.
Rep. Scalise was critically injured and remains in critical condition. The other patient is in good condition.— MedStar Washington (@MedStarWHC) June 14, 2017
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."
My prayers are with those wounded this morning & their families. Continued appreciation to Capitol Police & first responders.— Leader McConnell (@SenateMajLdr) June 14, 2017
My heart is with my former colleagues, their families & staff, and the US Capitol Police- public servants and heroes today and every day.— Gabrielle Giffords (@GabbyGiffords) June 14, 2017
Earlier, President Trump sent an update on Scalise's condition, along with prayers, on Twitter:
Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, a true friend and patriot, was badly injured but will fully recover. Our thoughts and prayers are with him.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 14, 2017
This appears to be an outrageous, cowardly attack on one of our own. Donna & I are praying for @SteveScalise, his family & all injured.— Gov John Bel Edwards (@LouisianaGov) June 14, 2017
My thoughts are with Rep. Scalise, Congressional staff & Capitol Police. Mahalo to brave first responders who protect us every day— Senator Mazie Hirono (@maziehirono) June 14, 2017
Our prayers with all the injured. And our deepest thanks–again–to the superb Capitol Police who protect all who work in or visit the Capitol— Sen. Patrick Leahy (@SenatorLeahy) June 14, 2017
On days like today, there are no Democrats or Republicans, only Americans united in our thoughts for the wounded. https://t.co/HcsiRCcFiP— Nancy Pelosi (@NancyPelosi) June 14, 2017
Praying for our friends, colleagues, and all hurt or impacted by today%27s terrible shooting.— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) June 14, 2017
We are all pulling for you @SteveScalise. My heart is with you, the Capitol Police, and everyone who was on the scene.— Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT) June 14, 2017
Praying for those injured at this morning%27s practice. I%27m especially thankful to the US Capitol Police who risked their lived to protect us.— Mo Brooks (@RepMoBrooks) June 14, 2017
Earlier, Rand Paul described the scene:
I was not at today%27s practice. My prayers are with my good friend Whip Scalise, staff, and the Capitol police officers injured this morning.— Patrick McHenry (@PatrickMcHenry) June 14, 2017
Please keep the member of my staff and all members of the congressional baseball team in your thoughts and prayers pic.twitter.com/wH4b6wXQhs— Rep. Roger Williams (@RepRWilliams) June 14, 2017
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