Newspapers Pulling Support From Montana GOP Candidate After Assaulting Reporter

Andrea Ruth
Republican Greg Gianforte, right, welcomes Donald Trump Jr., the president’s son, onto the stage at a rally in East Helena, Montana, on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Trump was on a four-city tour in Montana to rally support for Grianforte’s bid to represent the state in the U.S. House. The Bozeman entrepreneur is vying in a May 25 special election against Democrat Rob Quist and Libertarian Mark Wicks. (AP Photo/Bobby Caina Calvan)

Montana GOP candidate for U.S. Congress, Greg Gianforte, has been charged with misdemeanor assault. The Republican candidate “body slammed,” and according to Fox News “grabbed by the neck with both hands” a reporter from British news outlet, The Guardian’s Ben Jacobs. The altercation took place at Gianforte’s campaign headquarters in Bozeman, Montana, the night before the state’s special election. Ben Jacobs, a political reporter for | Read More »


As was reported earlier, The Guardian reporter, Ben Jacobs, said on Twitter Wednesday evening that Montana GOP candidate, Greg Gianforte, had “body slammed” him and broke his glasses. A Fox News crew was in the room and reportedly witnessed the altercation and says that Jacobs was not just body-slammed but grabbed by the neck first. According to Fox reporter Alicia Acuna, As the time for | Read More »

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