Greg Gianforte, Republican candidate in Montana special election, allegedly body-slams reporter

Greg Gianforte, Republican candidate in Montana special election, allegedly body-slams reporterOn the eve of a special election to fill Montana’s House seat, the Republican candidate allegedly assaulted a journalist seeking to ask him about the Congressional Budget Office’s scoring of the House health care bill. A violent altercation ensued, and the reporter, The Guardian’s Ben Jacobs, quickly relayed the incident on social media. “Greg Gianforte just body slammed me and broke my glasses,” Jacobs tweeted Wednesday evening.



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