Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Al.), however, recounted of how a maniac blasted away at the Congressmen while they "had nothing but baseball bats to fight against a rifle with." Fortunately for Scalise, Ohio Congressman Brad Wenstrup was also at the GOP baseball team's practice. He had served a 2005-06 tour in Iraq as a combat surgeon, and later stated: "I did what I did in Iraq" in treating his fallen comrade in Congress.
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