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Rep. Cedric Richmond, the Democrats' star player, said he planned to stop by the hospital to check on Scalise before heading to the stadium. He's been undergoing repeat surgeries.

Members of Congress have made a point of showing support for Scalise, who remains in the hospital Thursday night. And Scalise, who suffered severe blood loss, had multiple units of blood transfusions. Infection also is a risk, especially if the intestines were perforated.

President Donald Trump speaks about the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scales of La.at a baseball practice, Thursday, June 15, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington before the start of an event on Apprenticeship and Workforce of Tomorrow initiatives.

Damage from a bullet occurs when it's traveling.

Although Scalise was able to talk on the ballfield, by the time he was transported by helicopter to the hospital, he was in shock.

MedStar said in a statement Friday that Scalise was in critical condition but had showed signs of improvement.

If you're curious who won the game, it was the Democrats who scored the most runs, but they gave the trophy to the Republicans so it can sit in Steve Scalise's office. He added that Scalise would be in the hospital "for some time" and would need "a period of healing and rehabilitation" after being discharged.

"I can show you messages and stuff that were much worse than this guy's Facebook posts", said Rep. Kenny Marchant, R-Texas, referring to the assailant in Wednesday's shooting.

"As far as winning and losing, I think that's far from anybody's mind right now", Flake said.

Still, finger-pointing lingered as some on each side suggested the other had contributed more to the disparaging broadsides they've increasingly aimed at each other.

"I had a Democratic colleague come up to me on the House floor, tears welled up", Davis said, who told him, "'I tried to call you and I was anxious until I saw you on TV.

Scalise was on the second base when he was injured by a crazed gunman who was trying to kill Republicans Wednesday. The shooter was an IL man, James Hodgkinson, who had lashed out against President Donald Trump and Republicans over social media.

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Law enforcement officials proceeded Friday with their investigation of the attack at a suburban Virginia park, including examining Hodgkinson's social media activities and his home in Belleville, Illinois.

Authorities also confirm Hodgkinson legally purchased a 9 mm handgun and an assault-style rifle from licensed firearms sellers. He sustained minor injuries to one of his wrists, elbows and lower back in the process.

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