Congressman Scalise, shot Wednesday, is improving, doctors report
20 June, 2017, 12:18 | Author: Valerie Burke
Scalise remains in critical condition but his vital signs have stabilized and doctors have lifted sedation enough for him to respond to family members.
Republicans and Democrats fight for bragging rights Thursday in the annual Congressional Baseball game as one unit - Team Scalise.
"I think that an excellent recovery is a good possibility", Dr. Jack Sava, director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital Center said at a news conference Friday afternoon.
Scalise, the No. 3 House Republican, arrived at the hospital via helicopter in shock, with intense internal bleeding, Sava said.
The morning after visiting Scalise in the hospital, Trump said the congressman's challenges are "more difficult" than first thought. "I'm prayerful he will pull through, and I hope he does", he said.
Jennifer Scalise says in a statement that the family is "especially appreciative of the strong outpouring of love and support from our neighbors, friends, from Louisiana and across the country".
The crowd got to its feet when the announcer mentioned Scalise.
"By playing tonight we are showing the world that we will not be intimidated by threats, acts of violence or assaults on our democracy", said US President Donald Trump, appearing on the park's giant screen but not attending.
After additional surgeries and rehabilitation, Scalise can be expected to walk "and hopefully run", Sava said.
Once a relatively cozy affair, played at a minor league ballpark in Maryland, the game has gone big time in recent years and has been played at Nationals Park, just a few blocks from the Capitol.
Alexandria shooting victim and MI native Matt Mika is showing "positive results" after undergoing additional surgery over the weekend, and is expected to make a full recovery, his family said. FILE - In this March 8, 2017 file photo, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Griner remained in the hospital in good condition after sustaining a gunshot wound to the ankle, according to a Friday update.
Scalise sustained serious injuries as the bullet traveled through his pelvis and injured internal organs.
The Congressional Baseball Game has been played since 1909 and benefits area charities including The Washington Literacy Center, The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington and the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation.
Instead of wearing hats representing their home teams, as is the normal tradition, players on both teams wore Louisiana State University hats in honor of Scalise, a Louisiana Republican, for part of the game.
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