New footage shows contact
Donald Trump’s Campaign Manager, Corey Lewandowski was charged with misdemeanor battery in the case concerning former Breitbart News reporter, Michelle Fields.
CCTV corroborates Fields original story that Lewandowski grabbed her with enough force to move her.
Breaking: CCTV video shows Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski pulling a reporter, which he denied https://t.co/Z1tFdVPnlh
— Mashable News (@MashableNews) March 29, 2016
The Palm Beach Post reported:
Corey Lewandowski, Donald Trump campaign manager, was charged this morning with misdemeanor battery after allegations of forcefully grabbing a reporter at a Jupiter news conference, town police confirmed this morning.
Following a March 8 conference at Trump National Golf Club, Michelle Fields, a 28-year-old reporter formerly with the online Breitbart News Network, said she was grabbed on the arm by Lewandowski, 41, after she asked Trump a question about affirmative action.
Jupiter police later said they were looking into the incident after Fields filed a report, although investigators had not named Lewandowski.
Lewandowski turned himself in to Jupiter police just after 8 a.m., accoriding to a police report.
After the incident, Fields filed a police report. She left Breitbart News after their failure to come to her assistance.
@MichelleFields you are totally delusional. I never touched you. As a matter of fact, I have never even met you.
— Corey Lewandowski (@CLewandowski_) March 11, 2016
To quell the “but it wasn’t battery!” flame wars, some definitions:
This is correct, and I'm amazed at the pushback I'm getting. Non-consensual touching is a battery, folks. https://t.co/ChXpytHARN
— Gabriel Malor (@gabrielmalor) March 29, 2016
Lewandwoski was not arrested:
Lewandowski was not arrested. Notice to appear. Has retained FL counsel and plans to enter plea of not guilty.
— John Santucci (@JTSantucci) March 29, 2016
As for Lewandowski’s counsel:
— Jon Swaine (@jonswaine) March 29, 2016
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