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Reporter from Baltimore says he was slammed to ground by Montana politician

Reporter from Baltimore says he was slammed to ground by Montana politician

The Republican candidate for Montana’s open congressional seat was cited for misdemeanor assault Wednesday after a political reporter for the Guardian newspaper complained he was grabbed and slammed to the ground.

The announcement by the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office followed a bizarre series of events in which reporter Ben Jacobs — who is from Baltimore — alleged that the frontrunner in the race, wealthy software entrepreneur Greg Gianforte, erupted under questioning and body slammed him.

“Greg Gianforte just body slammed me and broke my glasses," Jacobs tweeted, as he reported the incident — witnessed by three Fox News journalists — to police.

“Following...

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