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20 June 2017, 09:40 | Gladys Abbott
President Trump speaks Thursday morning
Scalise was among those shot by a gunman who attacked a GOP team baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, on Wednesday.
When Scalise first arrived at the hospital, "he was in critical condition with an imminent risk of death", Dr. Jack Sava, the director of trauma at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center, said in a press conference Friday. His risk of death is "substantially lower" than it was when he was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday, and "I think that an excellent recovery is a good possibility", Sava said.
"Earlier today, Congressman Steve Scalise underwent a second surgery related to his internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg", MedStar said in a statement Thursday.
Three days after he was shot in the hip by a high-velocity rifle, U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise has regained consciousness and is able to talk softly, having spoken with his wife Saturday morning, according to two sources close to the congressman's family.
Jennifer Scalise says in a statement that the family is "especially appreciative of the strong outpouring of love and support from our neighbors, friends, from Louisiana and across the country". Mika, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods and former congressional aide, is expected to remain in intensive care at George Washington University Hospital through the weekend.
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At the least, Mr Trump's administration may use it to further pressure China and Russian Federation to try and rein in Pyongyang. Otto Warmbier's parents say the "awful torturous mistreatment" of their son ensured that "no other outcome was possible".
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Benchmark 10-year notes were last down 10/32 in price to yield 2.1914 percent, from 2.157 percent late on Friday. Spot gold was down 0.2% at $1,251/oz by 8.52am GMT, up from an earlier $1,248.63, its lowest since May 24.