Conservative News Reporter 'Jolted' and 'Yanked' by Donald Trump's Campaign Manager

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    Mar 10, 2016 5:48 PM GMT

    The Breitbart News reporter who was allegedly assaulted by Donald Trump's campaign manager Corey Lewandowski at a campaign news conference Tuesday night is speaking out about the incident for the first time in a new op-ed posted to the news outlet's website overnight.

    Michelle Fields, who covers politics for Breitbart, says she was "jolted backwards" after she posed a question to the Republican front-runner.

    "Trump acknowledged the question, but before he could answer I was jolted backwards. Someone had grabbed me tightly by the arm and yanked me down. I almost fell to the ground, but was able to maintain my balance. Nonetheless, I was shaken," Fields writes in the post.

    Fields did not see who pulled her but said The Washington Post’s Ben Terris allegedly identified the aggressor as Lewandowski.

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    Mar 12, 2016 12:46 AM GMT