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Ben Jacobs

  1. Montana Congressman Who Assaulted Reporter Lied to Police About ItShocking, but not surprising.
  2. Body-Slammed Reporter Claims Congressman Gianforte Won’t Grant Him an InterviewThough Gianforte told the reporter, “I look forward to sitting down with you” in front of a judge.
  3. GOP Congressman-elect Sentenced to Community Service for Assaulting ReporterBody-slamming a journalist has worked out pretty well for Greg Gianforte.
  4. GOP to Make Media-Bashing a Big Thing in 2018It makes sense for Republicans to try to mobilize their pro-Trump base with attacks on the press. But they may be tempted to take it too far.
  5. Montana Republican Greg Gianforte Wins U.S. House Race, Despite Assault ChargeIn a contest capped by Gianforte’s attack on a journalist, Montana’s GOP lean, Rob Quist’s weaknesses, big money, and heavy early voting all mattered.
  6. GOP Says Man Who (Allegedly) Beat Up a Reporter Would Be Welcome in Their CaucusGreg Gianforte assaulted a reporter and then lied about it, according to an audio recording and eyewitnesses. Republicans have offered mild criticism.
  7. Montana GOP Candidate Allegedly ‘Body Slams’ Journalist, Is Charged With AssaultThree local papers have rescinded their endorsements following the election eve incident.