Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Congresswoman DeGette’s Statement on Today’s Shooting Incident In Alexandria, VA

Jun 14, 2017
Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, issued this statement on the shooting incident this morning in Alexandria, VA:

“My heart goes out to Steve Scalise and all the others who experienced this horrific attack. I am keeping all the injured, along with their loved ones, in my thoughts.

“Members of Congress, our staff, and visitors to the U.S. Capitol place our safety in the hands of the Capitol Police every day, knowing how capable and professional these men and women are. As our thoughts turn to their injured colleagues, we also extend our deepest gratitude for the service of the entire force.”