Republican congressional candidate cited for 'bodyslamming' reporter

Republican congressional candidate cited for 'bodyslamming' reporterA Republican running for Congress in Montana was cited for misdemeanor assault after he allegedly “bodyslammed” a reporter for The Guardian newspaper Wednesday on the eve of the state’s hotly contested vote. The altercation between Greg Gianforte — who is running for the state’s only congressional seat in Thursday’s special election — and journalist Ben Jacobs took place at a campaign event at Gianforte’s headquarters in the city of Bozeman, Montana, The Guardian said.



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