BREAKING – POTUS Trump: ‘The Assailant Has Now Died From His Injuries’ (VIDEO)

Republican Representative Steve Scalise, the House Majority Whip, and his aides were shot during baseball practice on Wednesday morning.

The shooter was shot by the lawmaker’s security detail.

President Trump spoke from the White House Wednesday morning and thanked the brave men who protected everyone on the baseball field from the shooter. He also said, “The assailant has now died from his injuries.”

President Trump: “Many lives would have been lost if not for the heroic actions of the two Capitol police officers who took down the gunmen despite sustaining gunshot wounds during a very very brutal assault.

Melania and I are grateful for their heroism and praying for the swift recovery of all victims.”

 

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