• At Montana rally, Trump praises candidate who body-slammed reporter

    25 days ago - By ABC News

    Trump was in Montana to stump for Gianforte and Matt Rosendale.
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  • Trump praises Montana congressman who body-slammed reporter

    Trump praises Montana congressman who body-slammed reporter

    25 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    MISSOULA, Mont. - President Donald Trump on Thursday praised a Republican congressman for body-slamming a reporter last year, calling him a “tough cookie” and saying he thinks it might have helped him win election in Montana. At a campaign rally in Missoula, Trump lauded Rep. Greg Gianforte, who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault for...
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  • ‘My Kind of Guy.' President Trump Praises Montana Congressman Who Assaulted a Reporter

    25 days ago - By Time

    President Donald Trump defended Republican Greg Gianforte at a rally in Montana on Thursday, after the congressman pleaded guilty to assaulting a reporter last year.
    “Any guy that can do a body slam - he's my kind of guy,” Trump said at the campaign rally, according to the Associated Press. Gianforte pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault after an altercation with Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs.
    Jacobs alleged that Gianforte “ body slammed ” him in response to a question about healthcare, breaking his glasses. The confrontation occurred in May 2017, one day before Gianforte won a special...
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  • Trump on Gianforte: ‘Any guy who can do a body slam is my kind of guy'

    25 days ago - By Politico

    President Donald Trump on Thursday praised Rep. Greg Gianforte's body slamming a reporter in 2017, saying that anyone who did such a thing was “my kind of guy.” “Never wrestle him, you understand that?” Trump said of the Montana Republican, eliciting loud cheers during a political rally in Missoula, Mont. “Any guy who can do a body slam is my kind of guy.” “I was in Rome with a lot of the leaders from other countries talking about all sorts of things and I heard about it, and we endorsed Greg very early, but I heard that he had body slammed a reporter,” Trump continued, speaking about the...
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  • Trump: Congressman who body slammed reporter is ‘my kind of guy'

    Trump: Congressman who body slammed reporter is ‘my kind of guy'

    25 days ago - By New York Post

    WASHINGTON - President Trump at a rally in Montana Thursday praised the state's congressman for body slamming a reporter - and said the assault helped him win a seat in the US House. Speaking to a Missoula event, Trump showered GOP Rep. Greg Gianforte with praise and recalled the candidate assaulting Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs...
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  • Trump praises U.S. congressman from Montana who body-slammed reporter

    25 days ago - By Reuters

    President Donald Trump on Thursday heaped praise on a U.S. congressman from Montana who body-slammed a reporter during a campaign for a special election in 2017.
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