The head of the electoral headquarters of the candidate in US presidents from Republican party of billionaire Donald trump Corey Lewandowski arrested and charged with use of force (criminal battery). About it reports Reuters referring to the police report.
According to law enforcement, Lewandowski grabbed Michelle fields, who at the time was a reporter for the conservative publication Breitbart, and left bruises. It happened at a campaign event trump.
The billionaire said that the Manager of his company not guilty. “Mr. Lewandowski is absolutely innocent. He will testify to his innocence and looks forward to the court. He is absolutely sure that he would be justified”, — said the presidential candidate.
Fields has published in his Twitter photo of bruises over two weeks ago. “I guess it’s self magically appeared on my body,” she commented frame.
She later resigned from Breitbart, since the publication refused to defend the journalist.
Donald trump is the leader of the election race of Republicans. According to estimates by The New York Times, it is ready to support 739 delegates of the national Congress. The remaining two candidates from the Republican party together have a total of 608: the Senator from Texas Ted Cruz – 465, Governor of Ohio John following keysik – 143.
According to CNN and ORC poll, 47% of respondents support the trump, 31% Cruz, 17% of Kasich.
Donald trump is a critic of the current U.S. President Barack Obama and is known for his controversial and outrageous statements. Two days ago, in particular, he called “madness” and “idiocy” the idea at the same time to fight against Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad and the “Islamic state” (organization banned in Russia).
“I think the idea of the simultaneous fight against Assad and ISIS was madness and idiocy. They fight with each other, and we are fighting against both of them”, he said. “I think for us the ISIL is a much more serious problem than Assad <…> I’m not saying Assad is a good man, because it is not. But our main problem is not Assad, but ISIL”, he explained.