Steve Scalise Makes Return To U.S. Capitol: ‘You Have No Idea How Great This Feels To Be Back’
Steve Scalise makes return to U.S. Capitol: ‘You have no idea how great this feels to be back’
WASHINGTON — Moving on crutches and grinning from ear to ear, Congressman Steve Scalise walked back into the U.S House of Representatives Thursday in a dramatic return more than three months since he was critically wounded by a gunman during an early morning baseball practice.
Scalise, the Republican majority whip, was playing second base on a field in a Washington suburb last June — an early morning practice for an upcoming annual congressional charity baseball game — when the attacker fired his semi-automatic rifle.
The ballgame went on — with fans and congressional colleagues donning caps from LSU, Scalise’s alma mater, in …