Scalise ‘back in the game’ at Congressional Baseball event one year after being shot
Rep. Steve Scalise hit the subject on Thursday evening in the Congressional Baseball sport — one year after he was shot by a lone gunman throughout a apply for the annual event.
“I am again in the sport,” the Louisiana consultant, who began on second, tweeted of the bipartisan event in which Democrats and Republicans take part in a pleasant sport of baseball at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
Scalise suffered life-threatening accidents in June 2017 when he was shot in the hip at a baseball subject in Alexandria, Virginia, damaging his inner organs and inflicting inner bleeding.
“It was a surreal second,” the Home Majority Whip advised Fox Information forward of Thursday’s sport. “I simply began crawling. After which my arms gave out and couldn’t do something at that time, so I simply began to wish.”
Scalise, a Republican, stated he “stated quite a lot of prayers” and “by means of the grace of God and marvels of medication, I am right here.”
In the first pitch of the sport a floor ball was hit proper to Scalise, who was beginning at second base. He fielded it and from his knees received California Rep. Raul Ruiz out at first.
Fox Information’ Chad Pergram contributed to this report.
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