All Rep. Steve Scalise had to do to trigger lefties last week was to tweet a picture of himself back on Capitol Hill with the message, “I’m back.” Since he was back on the job, liberals saw no reason not to pound him over health care and gun control.

And that was just from two words. In an interview Tuesday, Scalise told Fox News’s Martha MacCallum that the shooting incident at the GOP baseball practice that almost killed him has strengthened his stance on gun rights.

Maybe.

The Hill reports:

Echoing comments made by other congressional Republicans and the White House, Scalise said that lawmakers should focus on supporting victims and law enforcement before advocating for a legislative response.

“Because first of all you’ve got to recognize that when there’s a tragedy like this, the first thing we should be thinking about is praying for the people who were injured and doing whatever we can to help them, to help law enforcement. We shouldn’t first be thinking of promoting our political agenda,” Scalise said.

Praying for the people who were injured before promoting a political agenda? That’s not going to go over well with liberals.

That’s it? That’s not very much.

He’s not complaining, is he?

He’d be the one shooting? What?

They only sound so heartless because they care so damn much.

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Update:

Fox News has uploaded clips from Scalise’s interview, including this one:

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