Montana Politician Greg Gianforte Body Slams Reporter


6:20 PM PT — Jacobs called cops after Gianforte’s alleged attack to report an assault, and is reportedly getting X-rays on his elbow at a local hospital.

Gianforte’s camp just released a statement … they claim Jacobs entered the office without permission and began aggressively asking questions, and when Greg tried to grab the phone pushed in his face, Jacobs “grabbed Greg’s wrist, and spun away from Greg, pushing them both to the ground.”  A Montana politician running for congressional office body slammed a reporter … and the sounds of the scuffle were caught on audio tape.

Greg Gianforte — who’s gunning for a House seat in Congress in the 2018 election — slammed Guardian reporter, Ben Jacobs, Wednesday in Missoula, Montana during an event … around local TV crews, at that. He then yelled to “Get the hell out of here!”

Jacobs tweeted about the incident, saying Gianforte “broke my glasses.”

The reporter’s question about the GOP healthcare bill seemed to spark the attack, but it’s unclear if Gianforte faced any repercussions. Jacobs was quick to get the audio to the Guardian, which posted it soon after.

Jacobs also shared a photo of his broken glasses … as he was being taken away in an ambulance.

3 thoughts on “Montana Politician Greg Gianforte Body Slams Reporter

  1. Looks like the CIA isn’t training it’s agents in hand to hand combat anymore.
    Was there some budget cuts in Spookville that I didn’t hear about?
    They can’t even spring for a few lousy self defense classes?
    This “reporter” should’ve known better. You can’t corner a politician like that.
    They turn feral when their backs are to a wall.
    When they start snarling and foaming at the mouth it’s best just to shoot em.

    “It’s crazy man, I don’t know.”–Verdell Thurman (Nonwitness)

  2. I voted for Gianforte… Good ol Montana boy asking a reporter to just give
    him what he is used to in Montana… Space .. Wide open spaces in the state of Montana… Telling the city boy to back off…

  3. Ha ha
    Keep eating your own
    A politician and a reporter got in a scuffle
    Waaaaa cry me a river
    And now the loser journalist -and I use that term loosely
    Wants to claim he’s hurt
    Both you little beotches need to get to your corners and come out like the sissy F-ks you are ,and Lets have a show down, pistols at 20 paces
    Or just STFU

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