Journalist Says He Was Body-slammed by Montana GOP Congressional Candidate

A GOP congressional candidate in Montana allegedly "body-slammed" a reporter for the Guardian Wednesday, shouting "Get the hell out of here" and breaking the journalist's glasses in the process.The incident, at a campaign "meet and greet" in Bozeman, happened the day before the state's special election to fill Ryan Zinke's seat. Reporter Ben Jacobs asked tech mogul Greg Gianforte, who is making a bid for the congressional seat, about the Republican healthcare plan when the alleged attack took place, the Guardian reported."He took me to the ground," Jacobs told his newspaper by phone from an ambulance before reporting the incident to police. "This is the strangest thing that has ever happened to me in reporting on politics."  Continue reading...

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