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.
Newly elected Rep. Greg Gianforte (R., Mont.) on Wednesday issued an apology to Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs for body-slamming him and said he will be donating $50,000 to the Committee to Protect Journalists.
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.
A much-reported story about American spring breakers chanting “Build the Wall” while vacationing in Cancun lacks any concrete proof, according to a reporter who looked into the incident.