Trump Addresses Nation: ‘We Are Strongest When We Are Unified’

President Donald Trump addressed the nation following the shooting at a Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, VA Wednesday in which five people were wounded — including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise.

Speaking from the Diplomatic Room of the White House, the President reported that the assailant, James T. Hodgkinson, died at the hospital following the attack.

He then reported that Scalise, whom he called “a very good friend” was “badly wounded” but is now in stable condition.

The President went on to praise the heroism of two Captiol police officers who took down the assailant and were themselves shot as result.

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