The update Wednesday also said Scalise is "beginning an extended period of healing and rehabilitation". He's now expected to recover. Scalise, the House majority whip, was one of five people injured in the altercation, and the shooter, James T. Hodgkinson, died in the incident.
It remains unclear when he may be released from the hospital. He has required several surgeries for a reported gunshot wound to the hip.
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Which was fine by the Democrats who thought they were going to pounce and pick one off. "It's time for Nancy Pelosi to go, and the entire leadership team", Rice said .
On Friday, Dr. Jack Sava, director of trauma at the medical center, said that Scalise was at "imminent risk of death" when he arrived last Wednesday. "The round fragmented, and caused significant damage to bones, internal organs and blood vessels".
Scalise was listed in critical condition after he and four others were shot during an ambush-style attack at a baseball field where a team of Republican lawmakers practiced ahead of an annual game against Democratic counterparts.
Sava said that Scalise's doctors "fully expect him to walk.and hopefully run" in the future.
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The Australian stock market is advancing on Friday, led by mining stocks, despite the lackluster cues overnight from Wall Street . COMMODITIES: Gold rose $5.90 to $1,251.70 per ounce, silver added 16 cents to $16.54 and copper was flat at $2.60 per pound.
"So he's doing - he's doing a lot better", said Ryan. It includes photos of Scalise and his family.
Suffering relatively minor injuries were two Capitol Police officers, David Bailey and Crystal Griner, and House GOP aide Zack Barth.
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