Republican Representative Steve Scalise, the House Majority Whip, and two Capitol Police were shot during baseball practice on Wednesday morning.
Scalise was shot in the hip and tried to drag himself off the field after he was shot.
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The shooter, James T. Hodgkinson was a Bernie supporter who was obsessed with Trump-Russia conspiracy theories. He is now dead.
James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, belonged to a number of anti-Republican groups, including one called “Terminate the Republican Party.”
Terminate the Republican Party Facebook page cheered the shooting today.
Texas state delegate Anthony Webb is also a member of Terminate the Republican Party.