A state government employee in Montana resigned last week over a request to work on a subpoena from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, saying he has a moral obligation not to help the agency.
Representative-elect Greg Gianforte (R., Mont.) pleaded guilty on Monday to misdemeanor assault following an incident last month in which he “body slammed” a reporter while on the campaign trail.
After the Republican candidate won Montana’s special election on Thursday, liberals took to social media to express their disbelief and anger at the outcome.
A complaint filed with the Federal Election Commission against Montana House Democratic candidate Rob Quist says he illegally coordinated with an unregistered political committee that distributed newspaper inserts aimed at reaching undecided voters.
Greg Gianforte, the Republican candidate for the Montana at-large House seat, has been charged with misdemeanor assault following a reported altercation between himself and a reporter on Wednesday evening.
Republicans are growing increasingly concerned about the upcoming special election in Montana, a race the GOP is still favored to win but has become a battleground in recent weeks.