MT Congressman Accused Reporter of Grabbing Him

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U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte (R-MT) told police in May that a reporter from The Guardian grabbed his wrist during a physical altercation at his campaign headquarters, blaming the “liberal media” for “trying to make a story,” say documents released in Montana. His statement appears to contradict the apology he later issued to reporter Ben Jacobs, which said that Jacobs “did not initiate any physical contact with me . . .

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