Scalise 'back in the game' at Congressional Baseball event one year after being shot
Rep. Steve Scalise hit the sector on Thursday evening within the Congressional Baseball (generic term) — 365 days after he was once shot via a lone gunman all the way through a convention for the once a year tournament.
“I am again within the recreation,” the Louisiana consultant, who began on 2d, tweeted of the bipartisan tournament wherein Democrats and Republicans take part in a pleasant recreation of baseball at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
Scalise suffered life-threatening accidents in June 2017 when he was once shot within the hip at a baseball box in Alexandria, Virginia, destructive his inside organs and inflicting inside bleeding.
“It was once a surreal second,” the Area Majority Whip informed Fox Information forward of Thursday’s recreation. “I simply began crawling. After which my fingers gave out and couldn’t do anything else at that time, so I simply began to hope.”
Scalise, a Republican, mentioned he “mentioned numerous prayers” and “in the course of the grace of God and marvels of drugs, I am right here.”
Within the first pitch of the sport a floor ball was once hit proper to Scalise, who was once beginning at 2d base. He fielded it and from his knees were given California Rep. Raul Ruiz out in the beginning.
Fox Information’ Chad Pergram contributed to this file.