Video posted by a reporter on Twitter today appears to show Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski grabbing a protester by the shirt collar.
This is the video posted by Jacqueline Alemany:
Here is Donald Trump's campaign manager in the Tucson crowd grabbing the collar of a protester. pic.twitter.com/JZ9RntWlHY
— Jacqueline Alemany (@JaxAlemany) March 19, 2016
We have blown up the video so you can take a closer look:
Below are two stills from the video, followed by a picture of Lewandowski so you can compare the two:
It’s unclear why he would be in the middle of the crowd with security like that.
This incident follows other allegations of physical abuse and very questionable behavior. Trump was briefly asked about his campaign manager after the recent CNN GOP debate, but in the almost two weeks since the alleged Fields incident, Trump has not been asked about his campaign manager’s behavior once in the tons of interviews he’s given since then.
In fact, Trump literally had Lewandowski by his side and thanked him by name after his primary victories this week.
UPDATE –– 10:33 pm EST: The Trump campaign has responded. Judge for yourself what they’re claiming here:
Statement from Trump campaign RE video of campaign manager grabbing protestors collar. pic.twitter.com/jzqK5ZwQFk
— Jacqueline Alemany (@JaxAlemany) March 20, 2016
[image via screengrab]
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