President Trump issues statements on shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise

June 14, 2017 - 7:58 am

Jordan Fiegel reporting

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot, along with two Capitol Hill police officers, by a gunman at a Congressional baseball practice early Wednesday morning.  President Trump issued a statement shortly after the news.

"The Vice President and I are aware of the shooting incident in Virginia and are monitoring developments closely. We are deeply saddened by this tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers are with the members of Congress, their staffs, Capitol Police, first responders, and all others affected."


President Trump also tweeted about the shooting.


Congressman Scalise is reported to be in stable condition.  

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