Eric Trump on Fox: President Trump "can have fun" by joking about assault on a reporter

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Media Matters for America—MELISSA FRANCIS (CO-HOST): You brought up Montana, I'll get criticized if I don't bring up the fact that the president in Montana also stumping for incumbent House Republican Greg Gianforte. He pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor assault after a physical scuffle with a reporter last year. This comment, of course, making some headlines. Watch this. [BEGIN VIDEO CLIP] DONALD TRUMP (PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES): And, by the way, never wrestle him, you understand that? Never. Any guy that can do a...

Eric Trump defends father for praising assault of a reporter: 'He can have fun'. President Trump's son Eric Trump on Friday defended his father for praising Rep. Greg Gianforte (R-Mont.) physically assaulting a journalist."He wasn't the guy who body-slammed anyone. He can have fun,"...