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Shock Revelation: House Majority Leader Steve Scalise’s Battle with Treatable Blood Cancer Sends Shockwaves Through Capitol Hill!

‘Treatable’ blood cancer has been discovered in House Majority Leader Steve Scalise, he claims. In Washington House Majority Leader Steve Scalise, a Republican from Louisiana, disclosed on Tuesday that he has been identified with the blood cancer multiple myeloma.

“I had some blood work done this past week after a few days of feeling unwell. I was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, a highly treatable blood cancer, after the tests revealed some irregularities in the results, Scalise said.

When lawmakers return to Washington in September, Scalise, the No. 2 ranked House Republican, said he has begun treatment and plans to keep his position as majority leader.

“I am incredibly thankful that this cancer was caught early and that it is curable. I am grateful for my top-notch medical team, and with God’s assistance,
the help of my family, friends, coworkers, and constituents, I will face this challenge with the same vigor and determination that I have faced previous ones,
Scalise said.

Following the news of his diagnosis, lawmakers expressed their support and good wishes for the majority leader on social media.

Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., chair of the House Republican conference, said on X, formerly known as Twitter, “Steve is as tough and kind as they come, and he has beaten so many unbeatable odds.” The Legend from Louisiana is adored by his coworkers and America, and we are confident that he will approach this next conflict with the same tenacity.

When a shooter opened fire on several Republican lawmakers during a practice for the yearly Congressional baseball game, Scalise was hit and narrowly avoided death.

There won’t be much time for lawmakers to pass a flurry of spending bills when they return to Capitol Hill in September if they want to prevent a government shutdown. Scalise is in charge of setting the House floor’s agenda and preserving unity among the House Republican conference in his capacity as majority leader.

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