The Greg Gianforte has seen an explosion in donations following in less than 24 hours after the alleged assault of Ben Jacobs, an ultra-liberal reporter from The Guardian, who many believe was trying to agitate Gianforte.
NEW: Source close to Gianforte campaign says it’s raised $100K+ online in last 24 hours — most of it coming after reporter “body slam.”
— Peter Alexander (@PeterAlexander) May 25, 2017
To recap what supposedly happened, the Bozeman Daily Chronicle reported:
Late on the night before a hotly contested special election, U.S. House candidate Greg Gianforte was charged with misdemeanor assault after a national political reporter alleged the Republican “body slammed” him, sending a last-minute shock wave through the race.
The reporter, Ben Jacobs of The Guardian, claimed on Twitter that Gianforte assaulted him.
“Greg Gianforte just body slammed me and broke my glasses,” Jacobs tweeted.
Greg Gianforte just body slammed me and broke my glasses
— Ben Jacobs (@Bencjacobs) May 24, 2017
Another twist was added to the story when Lifezette reported that the FOX reporter who was a “witness” changed her story of what she saw:
“One of you guys said last night that he put his hands around his neck,” Ingraham said. “Which, as somebody who’s done a lot of taekwondo and self-defense, to me that seemed, that might not be exactly right.”
“You know, and I’m the one who said that,” Acuna replied, “I saw both his hands go up, not around his neck in a strangling type of way, but more just on each side of his neck, just grabbed him and I guess it could’ve been on his clothes, I don’t know.”
Just remember, for the last 8+ years it has been liberals and Democrats who have been violent throughout the U.S., rioting, calling for violence, and being violent towards conservatives!