Ex-Breitbart Reporter Michelle Fields To Cover Trump For Huffington Post

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May 23, 2016 7:07 a.m.
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Reporter Michelle Fields, who left Breitbart News after accusing a top aide to Donald Trump of manhandling her, will cover the Trump campaign for the Huffington Post, CNNMoney reported on Sunday.

“After the tumultuous events of the last few months, I am ready to get back to writing and reporting on what is without question the most bizarrely fascinating presidential race of my lifetime (and, perhaps, any lifetime),” Fields said in a Sunday statement, according to CNN.

Fields will start at the Huffington Post on Monday, CNN reported. The publication’s bureau chief, Ryan Grim, called Fields “one of the most widely read chroniclers of the conservative movement.”

Fields in March alleged that Trump’s campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, grabbed her arm when she tried to ask the candidate a question at a press conference, nearly pulling her to the ground. A video later released by local police appears to show Lewandowski grabbing Fields’ arm.

Fields then resigned from Breitbart News saying that the news site had not “stood by me during the events of the past week.” Following Fields’ allegations, Brietbart had published a story casting doubt on her claims.

Lewandowski was charged with misdemeanor battery, but the Florida state attorney decided against pursuing the charges against the Trump aide.

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