BREAKING: House Majority Whip & Aides SHOT, Lawmaker Asked: “Are Those Republicans or Democrats?” (Video)
Rep. Steve Scalise has been shot, according to multiple reports.
Incredible, the media has been stirring the pot of Republican hatred, and the media is failing to report on the seriousness of Antifa and similar left-wing organizations. Yet the media will blame the NRA and Guns.
TGP: Republican Representative Steve Scalise, the House Majority Whip, and his aides were shot during baseball practice on Wednesday morning.
UPDATE: Suspect is in custody and not a threat. PIO will be onscene shortly to share updates.
— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) June 14, 2017
The shooter was shot by the lawmaker’s security detail.
Fox News is now reporting that Sen. Lee says the shooter was shot by Scalise’s security detail and is dead.
— Kaitlan Collins (@kaitlancollins) June 14, 2017
The Republican lawmaker was practicing for a charity ball game.
NBC News Special Report: Congressman Scalise, aides shot at baseball practice in Virginia https://t.co/KD9i1iP9MZ
— Jason Calabretta (@JasonCalabretta) June 14, 2017
Rep. Mo Brooks: “I see a rifle… I hear another blam… at the same time I heard Steve Scalise scream. He was shot” … https://t.co/32PGwa16xf
— Shafran Naizer (@ShafranNaizer) June 14, 2017
Rand Paul says 50-60 shots.
Rep. Ron DeSantis said he was asked, “Are those Republicans or Democrats out there practicing?”
This was right before the shooting.
Donald Trump has issued a statement to say he is monitoring the shooting:
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.
Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky told MSNBC that he heard as many as 50 shots.
Shots landed near aides taking cover on the ground, he said, and one staffer scrambled over a fence to escape.