Former President Obama reached out to Republican senator after Virginia shooting
President Barack Obama gives a press conference on July 7, 2016. (ABC News)

Former President Barack Obama reached across the aisle to one Republican senator after the shooting at a Republican congressional baseball practice that sent shockwaves across the country. Senator Jeff Flake (R-Ariz), who was at the practice during the shooting, said that he received a call from the former president. He said that Obama sent his “best…