Former US President Barack Obama and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton speak up after a shooting at the GOP congressional baseball practice, which has left five injured.
Arizona Republican Senator Jeff Flake said Wednesday that Obama (pictured below) had sent his “best wishes and prayers” for the victims.
“He went through this a couple of times,” he told reporters. “This is particularly raw for those of us in Arizona.”
Flake was one of the GOP members practicing in Alexandria, Virginia Wednesday morning, when the attack occurred.
The gunman opened fire, injuring five, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise.
Flake said Obama asked him to tell Scalise that he was thinking of the congressman.
Meanwhile, Clinton took to Twitter to condemn the attack and call for unity.
“2 sides take the field tomorrow, but we’re all ultimately one team,” said the former secretary of state (pictured below) Wednesday evening.
Scalise, the House GOP whip along…