Alexandria Shooting: Politicians, Hollywood Offer Praise For Capitol Police, Hope For Victims


Police response to the shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise and at least four others at a Congressional baseball team practice this morning is drawing praise on Twitter, with Hollywood celebrities, Beltway pundits and politicians offering support and thanks.

Though references to gun control were just beginning to hit social media after the shooting, early reaction was overwhelmingly of appreciation.

Donald Trump Jr. took the occasion to retweet a message aligning today’s shooting with the recent Julius Caesar/Shakespeare in the Park controversy:

Here’s a sampling of other responses.




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