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Congressman Aderholt Statement on Shooting at GOP Baseball Practice

June 14, 2017
Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, June 14th, Congressman Robert Aderholt released the following statement after reports of a shooting at GOP baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia.

“My prayers go out to those who have been hurt this morning.  It’s my understanding that several people have been shot, including my colleague and friend Steve Scalise.  I ask for everyone’s prayers for those who have been hurt.  Also, thank you to all those who have reached out to check on me this morning.   My staff and I are fine.”

In Washington, Congressman Aderholt serves as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies for the powerful House Appropriations Committee; he is also a member of the Committee’s Defense Subcommittee, the Committee’s Commerce, Justice, and Science Subcommittee, and the Helsinki Commission.


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