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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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Pulitzer Prize-winner reveals why the White House thinks Trump’s Ukraine scandal ‘can be spun as positive’

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Despite the growing movement for impeachment, advisors to President Donald Trump believe the bombshell reports about soliciting foreign election interference from Ukraine can be "spun as a positive" for the president's 2020 re-election campaign.

Ashley Parker, a White House reporter for The Washington Post, was interviewed about the thinking of Trump's advisors by MSNBC's Steve Kornacki on Monday.

"This is a White House, a Trump White House, that is used to being under siege. There was of course the two-and-a-half-year saga with the Mueller investigation culminating in the Mueller report, Mueller’s testimony recently. There have been a million other controversies, flare-ups, moments when the White House was forced to defend a comment from the president, allegation against the president, these sorts of things," Kornacki noted.

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Pelosi may start ‘Select Panel’ for Trump impeachment after latest Ukraine bombshells: report

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As the movement in Congress to impeach President Donald Trump continues to grow, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is considering starting a select committee to focus the investigations into President Donald Trump.

"As House Democrats find themselves once more navigating the tricky politics of impeachment, a new idea is being floated by several members: creating a select panel of members that would handle those responsibilities," The Daily Beast reported Monday evening. "A senior Democratic aide tells The Daily Beast that the idea of a select panel has 'been raised by some members' as a way to consolidate impeachment proceedings around Donald Trump."

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Latest Democrat to back impeachment did so live on MSNBC: ‘We have no choice’

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Yet another Democrat is backing impeachment following the latest revelations that Donald Trump allegedly solicited foreign election interference from Ukraine in return for military aid.

The movement for impeachment grew significantly on Monday.

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