• Chris Christie Oct 30, 2020

    Former NJ Gov. Chris Christie Tricked Into Trolling GOP Gubernatorial Candidate

    Christie recorded a Cameo video message in which he encouraged a man named Greg to return to New Jersey — turns out the Greg was U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte, who once lived in New Jersey and is running governor of Montana as a Republican

  • Donald Trump Oct 19, 2018

    Trump Praises Montana Congressman Who Assaulted Reporter

    President Donald Trump praised Rep. Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., Thursday for physically assaulting a reporter during a House race last year — remarks that come amid calls for Trump to hold Saudi Arabia responsible for the disappearance and apparent killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. “Never wrestle him,” Trump said of Gianforte at a campaign rally in an airplane hangar in Missoula,...

  • Oct 19, 2018

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  • Donald Trump Oct 12, 2018

    Independent Women a Key in Outcome of Montana Senate Race

    A key factor in deciding the outcome of Montana’s high-profile Senate race will be whether independent women who voted for Donald Trump in 2016 will stick with the president and Republicans again this year, political observers said. Hundreds of thousands of absentee ballots were mailed Friday in Montana, where U.S. Sen. Jon Tester is fighting to keep his seat. Tester...

  • attorney Nov 28, 2017

    Attorney: Gianforte Spokesman Lied About Attack on Reporter

    An attorney for a reporter assaulted by a Montana congressman on the eve of his election said Monday that the lawmaker’s spokesman lied when he claimed “no one was misled” by the Republican’s initial denial of responsibility....
    The lawyer for Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs sent a cease and desist letter telling U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte and his staff to stop making...

  • United States Jun 22, 2017

    Gianforte Gets Orange Jumpsuit in Mail on First Day in Congress

    Newly elected Rep. Greg Gianforte received a bright orange jumpsuit in the mail on his first day working on Capitol Hill Wednesday, NBC News reported. The Montana Democratic Party sent the representative the package after Gianforte was arrested for assaulting a Guardian reporter the night before he was elected. Gianforte pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault and was sentenced to community...

  • Reporter Jun 13, 2017

    Anger Management But No Jail in Gianforte Body-Slam Saga

    Congressman-elect Greg Gianforte avoided jail time after pleading guilty Monday to an election-eve assault on a reporter that turned the race for Montana’s lone U.S. House seat into a full-fledged political spectacle. The Republican tech entrepreneur instead will serve 40 hours of community service and attend 20 hours of anger management classes for throwing Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs to the...

  • attorney Jun 12, 2017

    Gianforte Apologizes to Reporter for ‘Physical Response,' Donates to Journalists' Non-Profit

    Republican U.S. Rep.-elect Greg Gianforte on Wednesday apologized to the reporter he is charged with assaulting the night before last month’s special congressional election in Montana. “I write to express my sincere apology for my conduct on the evening of May 24,” Gianforte wrote to Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs. “My physical response to your legitimate question was unprofessional, unacceptable, and...

  • attorney Jun 9, 2017

    Gianforte Will Plead Guilty in Assault Case: Prosecutor

    U.S. Rep.-elect Greg Gianforte of Montana will plead guilty to assaulting a reporter the day before being elected the state’s only congressman last month, a prosecutor said Friday....
    The Republican technology entrepreneur will enter his plea in court on Monday, when he is scheduled to be arraigned and sentenced on the misdemeanor charge, Gallatin County Attorney Marty Lambert told The Associated...

  • Donald Trump May 26, 2017

    Republican Gianforte Wins Montana House Seat, Apologizes After Assault Charge

    Republican Greg Gianforte won Montana’s special congressional election late Thursday barely a day after he was charged with misdemeanor assault following accusations that he body-slammed a reporter, NBC News reported. Gianforte, a technology entrepreneur, claimed a roughly 6 percent lead over Democrat Rob Quist. “Tonight, Montanans are sending a message to the Washington, D.C., establishment,” Gianforte told a cheering crowd...

  • Congress May 26, 2017

    Gov. Abbott Cracks Joke About Reporters at Gun Range

    Gov. Greg Abbott is drawing criticism for cracking a joke about reporters at a gun range.

  • NBCUniversal Inc. May 26, 2017

    ‘Late Night': Closer Look at Gianforte and the 1st Amendment

    Though Seth Meyers taped his “Closer Look” segment before the results of Montana’s special election were announced, he discussed the meaning of Republican Greg Gianforte’s alleged body slam of Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs.

  • Donald Trump May 26, 2017

    GOP House Hopeful Keeps Low Profile After Assault Charge

    A last-minute assault charge against a congressional candidate jolted many people in the nation who were viewing the election Thursday as a referendum on President Donald Trump’s young administration. Now, it’s become a test of whether a candidate’s behavior is more important than partisan leanings.

  • Reporter May 25, 2017

    Montana GOP House Candidate Bodyslams Reporter

    Greg Gianforte, the Republican candidate for Montana’s sole congressional seat, was charged with misdemeanor assault on May 24, 2017, for allegedly body-slamming a reporter. The reporter, Ben Jacobs of the Guardian, released an audio recording of the confrontation with Gianforte.

  • Donald Trump May 25, 2017

    GOP House Candidate Charged After Clash With Guardian Reporter on Eve of Election

    Thursday’s nationally-watched election for Montana’s sole congressional seat got a last-minute twist when the Republican candidate, Greg Gianforte, was charged with misdemeanor assault for grabbing a reporter by the neck and throwing him to the ground. Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin made the announcement shortly before midnight Wednesday in a written statement, about six hours after the attack on reporter...

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