In critical condition and undergoing repeated surgery, GOP House Whip Steve Scalise faces a "much more difficult" struggle to recover from his gunshot wound than first thought, President Donald Trump said Thursday.
Dr. Jack Sava, the director of trauma at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center, said this afternoon that Scalise had "sustained a single rifle wound that entered in the area of the left hip".
President Donald Trump says that wounded Congressman Steve Scalise's condition is more hard than people first realized.
Family members of Matt Mika say the MI native was shot multiple times in his chest and arm, and he remains in the intensive care unit in critical condition at George Washington University Hospital.
"Scalise continues to show signs of improvement". Capitol Police said they had "no evidence to suggest that the purchases were not lawful".
Another Capitol Police officer, David Bailey, who was hit by shrapnel, and a congressional aide, Zach Barth, who was shot, were previously treated and released from a hospital. He remains in critical condition.
Crystal Griner, one of the responding Capitol Police Officers, was shot in the ankle. Hodgkinson sprayed rifle fire at Republican congressmen on Wednesday as they practiced for a charity baseball game.
Steve Scalise, who was shot in the left hip, had surgery Thursday related to his internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg.
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Trump wasn't able to attend the event in person due to security protocols.
Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, said in a brief interview that Democrats would be reminded of "positions they've taken in the past that are not consistent with their voice for bipartisanship today". "We love you." Lewis led a House floor Democratic sit-in previous year when Republicans refused to consider gun control legislation.
The FBI is still investigating the case and is looking through Hodgkinson's belongings, including his cellphone, computer and camera. Many on the Republican side were fresh from the horror of the ballfield shooting rampage a day earlier.
"In Washington we have our disagreements, but we all agree that we are here to serve this nation we love and the people who call it home", Trump said.
"He's in some trouble", said Trump, who had visited late Wednesday.
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Votes were canceled in the House on Wednesday, but on Thursday they were taking place.
Democrat Cedric Richmond, a fellow Louisiana congressman, said as many others did that Scalise is a fighter.