Donald Trump Told Rep. Scalise Getting Shot Was a "Hell of a Way To Lose Weight"

Type: InsensitiveDec 20 2017 Severity:
About: Steve Scalise & Mass Shootings
Donald Trump joked with Steve Scalise that getting shot was a great way for him to lose weight. Scalise was critically wounded when he was shot while practicing for a Congressional baseball game that raises money for charity.

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Quote | Representative Scalise was shot while practice for a charity baseball game.

"He [Steve Scalise] had a rougher year than most of us, but that's a hell of a way to lose weight, Steve,"