Reports say the Virginia shooter "apparently volunteered" on Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign, and this morning, Sen. Sanders reacted to the news, saying he was "sickened by this despicable act."
[Charisma News] When Rep. Steve Scalise, R-LA, was attacked during baseball practice, his Congressional colleagues didn't hesitate to bring him to the Father. (Photo credit: Rep. Ruben J. Kihuen/Twitter/via Charisma News)
Rep. Ruben J. Kihun, R-NV, posted a photo after the shooting showing Democrats and Republicans huddled together in prayer.
"@HouseDemocrats praying for our @HouseGOP @SenateGOP baseball colleagues after hearing about the horrific shooting," Kihun tweeted.
Other government officials tweeted out their prayers, including President Donald Trump.
"Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, a true friend and patriot, was badly injured but will fully recover. Our thoughts and prayers are with him," the commander in chief tweeted.
"Karen & I are praying for @SteveScalise, the Capitol Police, & all hurt for a speedy recovery. Our hearts are with them & their loved ones," Vice President Mike Pence tweeted.
"Our thoughts and prayers are with Rep @SteveScalise, Congressional staff, Capitol Police, & all those affected by today's horrific shooting," Democratic Governors tweeted.
Scalise is reportedly in stable condition. He is one of five shot during a Congressional baseball practice on Capitol Hill.