Former Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona expressed support for her former colleagues who suffered an attack from an unknown gunman at a baseball field in Alexandria, Va. early Wednesday morning.
Giffords tweeted from her personal account Wednesday morning that her “heart is with my former colleagues, their families & staff, and the US Capitol Police.” The former representative also called the lawmakers and their staff “heroes today and every day.”
My heart is with my former colleagues, their families & staff, and the US Capitol Police- public servants and heroes today and every day.
— Gabrielle Giffords (@GabbyGiffords) June 14, 2017
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot Wednesday morning.
Giffords suffered an assassination attempt on Jan. 8, 2011 in a grocery store parking lot in Tuscon, Arizona. The former congresswoman and her husband have pushed for gun control since the 2011 shooting.
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