Scalise on the mend, now in 'serious' condition

Scalise on the mend, now in 'serious' condition

Scalise on the mend, now in 'serious' condition

Members of the U.S. Congress took the field for their traditional Republicans vs. Democrats baseball game on Thursday, with many wearing hats to honor Representative Steve Scalise, who was critically wounded by a gunman as his Republican team practiced a day before.

Rep. Steve Scalise's condition is continuing to improve after he was shot Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia.

"The congressman's status remains critical", Dr Jack Sava, the director of trauma at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center, told reporters.

He paid special tribute to wounded House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, who was shot by the gunman and remains in the hospital in critical condition.

Hodgkinson, who was said to have been motivated by grievances against President Donald Trump and other Republican politicians, was carrying a list with the names of at least three lawmakers, the New York Times reported Saturday, citing law enforcement officials.

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"My dear friend Steve Scalise took a bullet for all of us and because of him - and all the tremendous pain and suffering he has endured, he is having a hard time, far worse than anyone thought - our country will perhaps become closer, more unified, so important", Trump said.

It is one of the most anticipated events of summer at the Capitol, with Democrats and Republicans splitting the 79 games that have been played over the years 39-39, with one tie. "I feel a lot more confident and a lot more optimistic that I did two or three days ago".

MedStar Washington Hospital Center said Scalise had surgery Thursday related to his internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg, "will require additional operations, and will be in the hospital for some time".

Hodgkinson, a Belleville, Illinois, home inspector who had been living out of his van near the park, had a social media page filled with criticism of Republicans and the Trump administration.

Hodgkinson was fatally shot during an exchange on gunfire with police during the rampage.

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Several other people were also injured in Wednesday's shooting before Scalise's security detail and other police officers gunned down the assailant, who later died. Scalise will undergo more operations.

On Friday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said in a statement that it continues to process evidence and "to assess the potential motivations of the single shooter".

That's why Democrats' and Republicans' decision to go ahead with their baseball game on Thursday in Washington is so welcome.

Fragments from the gunshot wound could pose an issue but doctors said that attempting to remove them would cause greater stress to his recovery. He said doctors have turned down Mr Scalise's sedation levels enough that he has been able to respond to visiting family members.

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