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Donald Trump has said he was "deeply saddened" by the shooting of Congressman Steve Scalise and four other people during a morning baseball practice. reports citing Independent.

The US leader said he was "monitoring the developments closely" in a statement released via the White House.

In a separate Twitter post, he also called Mr Scalise a "true friend and patriot". A morning speech from the US leader was cancelled.

Vice President Mike Pence also tweeted that he and his wife were "praying...for a speedy recovery" for all the injured.

2017.06.14 / 20:59
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