>> Congressman Steve Scalise in critical condition on Wednesday night after he was shot in the hip at a charity baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, south of Washington DC. The number three Republican in the US House of Representatives has broken bones, injuries to internal organs, and severe bleeding. Doctors say he's had surgery, but needs further operations.
President Trump and his wife Melania visited Scalise at the hospital overnight. Trump acknowledging in a Tweet that Scalise is in very tough shape and urging people to pray for him. The attack is the most high profile act of domestic political violence on the President's watch. A congressional aide, a lobbyist, and a capitol hill police officer were also injured.
The shooter, 66 year old James Hodgkinson, was wounded and later died after a gunfight with police.