Lawmakers send well-wishes to Scalise on Twitter
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Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are sending their thoughts and well-wishes on Twitter to House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) as he continues to undergo surgery following the shooting at a GOP congressional baseball practice Wednesday. 

After a gunman opened fired on Republican members practicing in Virginia for the annual charity game, tributes and thanks for Scalise began to pour in, including from the White House.

Rep. Rick CrawfordRichard (Rick) CrawfordLobbying World Progressive group running ads opposing tax cuts for the wealthy Lawmakers send well-wishes to Scalise on Twitter MORE (R-Ark.) tweeted out a picture of a fleur-de-lis bow tie he is sporting in honor of his friend.

Others posted “throw-back Thursday” photos of Scalise playing at the annual game in  years passed. Scalise, one of five people injured in the shooting, underwent a third surgery on Thursday morning, and colleagues offered up their prayers: