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Scalise suffered organ damage from gunshot wound to the hip, requires additional surgeries: medical report

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Following a personal visit from President Donald Trump, MedStar Washington Hospital Center released further details on the condition Majority Whip Steve Scalise, who was critically wounded in an assassination attempt while practicing with congressional Republicans’ softball team.

The hospital reported Congressman Scalise suffered a single rifle shot to his left hip.

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“The bullet travelled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs and causing severe bleeding,” the medical staff explained. “He underwent immediate surgery, and an additional procedure to stop bleeding,” after going into shock while be transported by helicopter to the medical center.

The hospital also reported Scalise had received multiple units of blood and will be requiring additional operations.

Additional reports claim the rifle used was a Soviet style SKS rifle, which commonly fires full metal jacket bullets at over 2,300 feet per second.

Read the full update that Majority Whip Scalise’s staff posted on Twitter:

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Here is how the 99% can force the 1% to defeat COVID-19

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The government's response to the pandemic has further enriched the wealthy, while everyday people, especially Black and Brown workers, face sickness, death, and destitution. Government handouts to the rich are unsurprising, since they repeat the century-old pattern of "rescue packages", but another pattern is more perplexing: why have business leaders not stepped up to demand a robust public health response, which would ultimately be in their own self-interest? The titans of industry have mostly stood by in the face of Trump's criminal negligence, which has devastated much of the 99% but also endangers the wealthy.

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Trump Organization planning ‘high-end’ retirement community — with 225 properties — on foreign soil: report

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The Trump Organization is planning a massive real estate development, according to a new report by Martyn McLaughlin in The Scotsman.

"In what would be one of the most ambitious and expensive foreign projects undertaken by Donald Trump’s family business since he assumed the presidency, his company has commissioned a detailed masterplan to develop as many as 225 properties, as well as leisure facilities and shops, on an expanse of rolling farmland adjacent to Turnberry’s lauded Ailsa course, a four-time host of golf’s Open Championship," the Scottish newspaper reported.

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WATCH: Video shows how Trump makes his caddie hang on to the back of the golf cart

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Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and economic catastrophe, the leader of the free world spent the weekend golfing at his private, for-profit golf course in Virginia.

For the second day in a row, Donald Trump's presidential motorcade traveled to Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia.

"Today marks the president’s 86th day trip to Sterling," reported HuffPost correspondent S.V. Dáte, who was the White House pool reporter for print covering the day's events.

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