Fox Reporter Trashes Gateway Pundit in WH Briefing Room: ‘They Hate Blacks, Jews, Hispanics.’



It’s an open secret that most members of the media have grumbled at the inclusion of Jim Hoft’s far right blog, The Gateway Pundit in the White House briefing room. For Fox Radio reporter, Jon Decker, it finally became too much.

According to BuzzFeed’s White House correspondent Adrian Carrasquillo, Decker decided to very publicly and very loudly sound off against Gateway Pundit’s White House correspondent Lucian Wintrich in the press room.

“They hate blacks, Jews, Hispanics,” Decker said of The Gateway Pundit.

“He followed me into the briefing room calling me a Nazi,” Wintrich told Mediaite, “He really aggressively grabbed me, not to the point where I was bruised, but close to it.”

On his own Twitter page, Wintrich provided more details, and announced that he was pressing charges.

The incident caused a minor stir with Wintrich seemingly lecturing a small gaggle of reporters in the immediate aftermath outside the White House.

Decker later issued the following statement regarding the charges:

“Earlier today I had a conversation with a representative from the online publication Gateway Pundit.  The conversation was straightforward and direct. I also informed the full White House pool that this representative was present in the Briefing Room. At no time did I accost or assault this individual. More than a dozen witnesses will attest to this fact.”

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