Trump Campaign Manager Charged With Battery
Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski has been charged with misdemeanor battery on Tuesday.
The charge is a result of Lewandowski allegedly grabbing and pushing former Breitbart reporter Michelle Fields.
Trump is defending his campaign manager.
Wow, Corey Lewandowski, my campaign manager and a very decent man, was just charged with assaulting a reporter. Look at tapes-nothing there!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 29, 2016
Lewandowski turned himself into police on Tuesday and is due in court on May 4th.
A trump spokesperson said that they expect Lewandowski to be exonerated of the charge.
Trump Spokesperson @KatrinaPierson: Corey Lewandowski "will be exonerated." pic.twitter.com/UE5oomcloc
— POLITICO (@politico) March 29, 2016
And that even if he’s convicted, the campaign manager will remain on staff.
Katrina Pierson says Corey Lewandowski will stay on the campaign even if he is convicted
— Ben Jacobs (@Bencjacobs) March 29, 2016