Trump praises lawmaker for physically assaulting a reporter

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@thinkprogress—During a campaign-style rally in Missoula, Montana Thursday night, President Trump openly celebrated a congressman for physically assaulting a reporter who asked him a question about health care in May of 2017. Recounting how then-candidate Greg Gianforte (R-MN) bodyslammed Ben Jacobs of the Guardian, Trump ominously pointed at the journalists in attendance and even reenacted what […]

UK's May condemns Trump for praise of lawmaker who assaulted reporter. A spokesperson for British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday condemned President Trump for praising Rep. Greg Gianforte (R-Mont.) for his 2017 assault on a reporter from the British newspaper The Guardian....