Trump Calls Scalise a True Friend

When word was spreading about Wednesday’s shooting of several individuals at a Republican baseball practice by a deranged leftist, President Donald Trump showed the world exactly a president should react — and it was completely unlike how Barack Obama did it.

After the shooting took place early in the morning in Alexandria, the president began by issuing a statement about the incident.

“The Vice President and I are aware of the shooting incident in Virginia and are monitoring developments closely,” Trump said, according to The Washington Post.

“We are deeply saddened by this tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers are with the members of Congress, their staffs, Capitol Police, first responders, and all others affected.”

He then took to Twitter for further updates.

“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 president said in a tweet.


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