WATCH: Trump Praises Body-Slamming Congressman, Mimes Assault Of Reporter

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October 19, 2018 10:23 a.m.

At a campaign rally in Montana Thursday night, President Donald Trump crowed about Rep. Greg Gianforte (R-MT) and the time he body slammed Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs, an attack for which Gianforte later pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor assault charge.

“He’s my guy,” Trump grinned after miming the assault to laughter and applause.

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