Steve Scalise scored a major victory in the fight for his health.
On Wednesday, he was officially discharged from MedStar Washington Hospital Center and will now being the “intensive inpatient rehabilitation.”
The Louisiana Republican has made “excellent progress in his recovery from a life-threatening gunshot wound six weeks ago,” the hospital said in a statement. Scalise took a bullet to the left hip when a gunman opened fire on a congressional baseball practice in June.
“He is in good spirits and is looking forward to his return to work once he completes rehabilitation,” the statement reads. “He and his family are grateful for the care he received from the trauma team as well as the other doctors, nurses, and staff of MedStar Washington Hospital Center. The family also appreciates the outpouring of prayers and support during this time.”
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