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Rep. Steve Scalise on shot, two years ago, as he prepares for the congressional Baseball game.
Rep. Steve Scalise, the No. 2 Republican in the house, was willing to play ball for the GOP for two years after a shootout in a congressional baseball practice almost killed him.
“It was touch and go if I would even make it,” he said on “The story with Martha MacCallum.” “I’m moving a lot better … I feel great.”
On 14 June 2017, a lone gunman, several people-including Scalise,– with Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Va shot. Republican lawmakers were practicing for their upcoming charity baseball game against the Democrats.
Scalise, the majority whip at the time, was struck in the hip, and the bullet shattered blood vessels, bones and internal organs. The doctors said had he arrived at the hospital. June 14 at imminent risk of death. The gunman was shot and killed by the police.
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Scalise, 53, still undergoes physical therapy and walks with a cane. He took the time to return to gratitude for his safety, David Bailey and Crystal Griner; and he writes it with the saving his life.
He said: “There were many miracles that day. I am happy to be alive.”
MacCallum pointed out that the Democrats have said won nine of the last 10 matchups, and Scalise, it was time to end their reign.
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He said about the Republican baseball team: “tonight is gonna be the night. We will deliver a victory.”