USA congressman Scalise still in critical condition: Hospital

Mr Scalise, who has had two surgeries, will need additional operations and will be in the hospital for “a considerable period of time, presumably weeks”, Dr Sava said.In his speech in Miami Friday, President Trump called for unity in the aftermath of Wednesday’s shooting at a GOP baseball practice. A lobbyist shot multiple times and critically injured also remains hospitalized.Although the weather in Washington looks headed toward a near-flawless summer night, an obvious and immovable shadow is being cast over Thursday night’s Congressional Baseball Game – a tradition that began more than a century ago.Republicans and Democrats have shown they can engage in a spirited rivalry without rancor – at least on the ballfield. The popular annual face-off, which raises money for charity, is scheduled to go forward as planned Thursday evening at Nationals Park in Washington. Democrats won in an 11-2 blowout. Scalise was hit as a gunman sprayed bullets into a GOP congressional baseball practice outside Washington D.C.Vice President Mike Pence, Ivanka Trump and Senior Advisor to the President Jared Kushner listen to U.S. President Donald Trump deliver brief remarks in the Diplomatic Room following a shooting that injured a member of Congress and law enforcement officers at the White House June 14, 2017 in Washington.Bailey gave a good-natured shrug as the stadium applauded. He remains in critical condition.When the president intoned three words he said have brought Americans together for generations – “Let’s play ball” – cheers rang out.According to the American Hospital Association, “serious” and “critical” condition is among the two most grave designations that medical officials use to describe a patient’s general condition, though “serious” is a less urgent designation than “critical”. He says the country is praying for all of the victims who are still recovering.I would also like to personally thank all of the first responders who bravely assisted at the scene, as well as the entire staff of MedStar Washington Hospital Center for their continued excellent care.The bullet entered Scalise’s left hip and tore across his pelvis, cracking bones and injuring organs and blood vessels.It’s still too early to say if and when Scalise will return to the leadership role.