The president's meaning was unclear as he made the comments at an event on Cuba policy in Miami.
Scalise "continues his very courageous fight ... but it's been much more hard than people even thought at the time".
During a press conference Friday, Dr. Jack Savatold reporters that Scalise faced "imminent risk of death" when he was brought to the Medstar Washington Hospital Center on Wednesday morning after being shot during a Congressional baseball practice. The hospital planned to hold a briefing on his condition later in the day Friday. As I sat in the dugout, I was horrified as I thought about Majority Whip Steve Scalise, the heroic Capitol Police officers, and the young former and current Capitol Hill staffers who were injured. Representative Joe Barton of Texas accepted the trophy on Scalise's behalf. "That's the source of unity and more than ever we must embrace it".
In the course of Thursday night's charity game, which drew a record attendance to Nationals Park, MedStar hospital issued a new update on Scalise's condition, saying that the lawmaker "remains in critical condition, but has improved in the last 24 hours".
The No. 3 House Republican will also require additional operations before leaving the hospital Sava said, though he added that an "excellent recovery is a good possibility".
Scalise had been fielding balls at second base when he was shot and then dragged himself away from the infield in a trail of blood.
Hodgkinson, from IL, died in hospital of gunshot wounds sustained in a gun battle with Capitol Hill police. Authorities also were going over a cellphone, computer and camera taken from Hodgkinson's white van, which was parked near the ballfield.
So far, investigators have not linked Hodgkinson to any radical groups, said a law enforcement official who spoke on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to discuss the investigation publicly.
Ivanka Trump, joined by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and her two eldest children Arabella and Joseph Kushner, presented a $50,000 check from "Friends in the Trump Administration" to "Congressional Sports for Charity" at the game.
Later, the crowd burst into applause as Capitol Police Officer David Bailey - who was injured as he pursued the shooter - hobbled to the mound on crutches and tossed the ceremonial first pitch. Mika's family said the lobbyist was shot multiple times.
Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, who was at Wednesday's practice and gave medical help after the shooting, said it would have "been awful" if the game had been canceled, and said Scalise would want it to go on.
The policy changes won't take effect immediately, so Americans with plans to travel to Cuba in the near future won't be affected. In his remarks, Trump plans to cite human-rights violations in Cuba as justification for the new USA approach.
The British Labour Party, led by Jeremy Corbyn , is set to gain seats following the British election, according to exit polls . The Scottish National Party is projected to win 34 seats, the Liberal Democrats 14 seats, and other parties 22 seats.
Her court-appointed attorney, Titus Nichols, told CNN he was unable to confirm Tuesday that the Twitter account was Winner's. Victor remains in a county jail in Lincoln County, Georgia, while she awaits a detention hearing on Thursday, officials said.
The Post took care to note that the investigation spread to Trump shortly after the president fired James Comey as FBI director. Ruddy originally shared his belief with PBS' Judy Woodruff on " PBS NewsHour " Monday after visiting the White House earlier.
The Virat Kohli-led India will leave directly for the Caribbean Islands after wrapping up their ongoing Champions Trophy campaign. It is believed the board is still awaiting confirmation from Kumble over his availability for the tour.
According to Mac Rumors , the first iPad Pro models began shipping out over the weekend with most offering June 13 delivery dates. The truly odd thing about this year's release of the new iPad Pro is it nearly feel like they released them too early.
Durant, for one, is excited for his first championship parade. "We don't want that to taint what we've accomplished this year". Fans outside of The Q sounded optimistic and supportive of the Cavs after the team failed to win back-to-back championships.
Meanwhile, the yield on the 10-year Treasury note declined 7 basis points to to 2.14%, its lowest level since November. Johnson & Johnson rose 0.6 percent to $132.76 after the company's flu drug succeeded in a mid-stage trial.
Nicholson was not at home at the time of the offence and prosecutors dropped charges of rape and sodomy against Polanski. She enrolled in a fashion school and plans to launch her own collection. "Much worse things happen to people", she said.
SDLP leader Colum Eastwood warned that the future of Northern Ireland could not be left "in the hands of a Tory-DUP government". Downing Street sources told our correspondent talk of a delay in announcing a deal was "not coming from us".
Well, it means that Google just got very serious about creating custom processors for its Pixel lineup of devices. Gulati worked at Apple for nearly 8 years as a micro-architect and has also been employed by Broadcom and AMD.
People keep interrupting Sen. Kamala Harris
Over on CBS' Late Show , Stephen Colbert brought up Miller's treatment of Harris in his monologue about Sessions' testimony. Senator Burr got in on the fun once again, reprimanding Harris to "let him answer".
Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit
At the moment, Durant said he was more engrossed in enjoying the championship and the upcoming parade Thursday in Oakland, Calif. However, with today's political landscape, and the newfound social agency among games' top athletes, politics play a huge part.
US murder suspect yells about free speech
Since Trump's election, Portland has led all major metropolitan areas in reported hate crimes, Mayor Ted Wheeler's office said. Asha Deliverance, the mother of Mr Namkai-Meche, has written an open letter calling on Donald Trump to address Islamophobia.
Global coal production sees biggest decline in history
Global energy markets saw weak growth for the third consecutive year, with energy demand notching up by just 1 percent in 2016. The latest report from BP detailing the global energy consumption for 2016 has shown how the black rock is on the decline.
'Where' could be the final hurdle for Mayweather-McGregor
McGregor? Jeff Sherman, the oddsmaker at the Westgate sports book in Las Vegas, made Mayweather a minus-1000 favorite. The fight will be broadcast on Showtime PPV. "He is absolutely 100% positive that he wins this fight", White said.
Rahm goes from low amateur to top contender at US Open
Open victor said. "And if guys can't put it into play within a 50-60 yard zone I don't think they've got much to complain about". Rory McIlroy is clearly following the same approach as the most decorate champion in history.