GOP candidate body slams a reporter

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Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte has been charged with misdemeanor assault after reportedly grabbing reporter Ben Jacobs by the throat and slamming him to the ground. Jacobs had been asking him about the Republican health care bill. Gianforte is running for Congress in a special election taking place in Montana today.

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