Greg Gianforte

Montana’s At-Large (MT - At-Large)

Updated: May 25, 2017

Narrative

Every Montanan needs to hear about Greg Gianforte’s alleged violent assault of a reporter.

Proof Points

See what Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs said about Greg Gianforte allegedly assaulting him here.

 Read BuzzFeed reporter Alexis Levinson’s account of the altercation here, including “All of a sudden I heard a giant crash and saw Ben’s feet fly in the air as he hit the floor” here.

Listen to the police scanner audio here              

Listen to audio of the altercation here

Bozeman Chronicle: “Reporter alleges Greg Gianforte ‘body slammed’ him in Bozeman.” “Law enforcement is responding at this hour to a building on Discovery Drive south of Bozeman, where a national political reporter alleged that he had been assaulted. The reporter, Ben Jacobs of The Guardian, claimed on Twitter that he was assaulted by Republican U.S. House candidate Greg Gianforte. ‘Greg Gianforte just body slammed me and broke my glasses,’ Jacobs tweeted. Jacobs was being evaluated in an ambulance at the scene. Gianforte was seen sitting in a vehicle nearby. He had been speaking with Gallatin County deputies earlier. The Hyalite Fire department has told the Chronicle that one person was taken from the scene to Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital.” [Bozeman Chronicle, 5/24/17]

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