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Statement on Shooting at Congressional Baseball Practice

June 14, 2017
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Kay Granger, R-Texas, today issued the following statement on the shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La, a congressional staffer, and two Capitol Police officers this morning at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia:

“My prayers this morning are with my colleague, Rep. Scalise, and the other victims of this senseless and cowardly act of violence,” Granger said. “I want to thank the Capitol Police who were at the park this morning for their quick response and selfless dedication. We are all Americans, and we must stand together against any attempt to divide us.”