Scuffle Breaks Out In Rose Garden After Trump’s Press Conference

US President Donald Trump (2ndR), flanked by US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross (3rdR) and US Attorney General William Barr, delivers remarks on citizenship and the census in the Rose Garden at the White House in W... US President Donald Trump (2ndR), flanked by US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross (3rdR) and US Attorney General William Barr, delivers remarks on citizenship and the census in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, DC, on July 11, 2019. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP) (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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July 11, 2019 6:13 p.m.

A scuffle appeared to break out Thursday in the Rose Garden between far-right influencers and members of the White House press corps after President Trump held a news conference.

New York Times reporter Katie Rogers posted a video the scene, showing former White House official and conservative pundit Sebastian Gorka calling someone a “punk.” Someone off camera could be heard saying Gorka could kick a reporter’s “punk ass.”

A number of right-wing influencers attended Trump’s Rose Garden event, where he announced an executive order to obtain citizenship information about people living in the U.S.

Before announcing his executive order, Trump hosted the right-wing influencers at a social media summit at the White House before the presser.

The Daily Beast’s Will Sommer also posted some photos from the event:

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