REPORT: Shooting survivors Scalise, Giffords hug on House floor

JANUARY 9, 2019

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Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) and former Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-Ariz.), who have each survived mass shootings, shared a hug on the House floor on Tuesday night.

The hug came before a moment of silence on the 8th anniversary of Gifford being shot, according to CNN.

Giffords was shot in the head on Jan. 8, 2011, while meeting with constituents in Arizona. Several other people were also shot during the mass shooting.

The article goes on to state the following:

Scalise was shot in June 2017 after a gunman opened fire while members of the GOP were practicing for a charity baseball game in 2017.

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