Earlier today at a Donald Trump rally, Secret Service had a violent scuffle with a photographer who was snapping pictures of Black Lives Matter protestors marching through.
There’s a hot debate as to how this incident went down, as different clips have surfaced that tell a disjointed story.
We’ll piece it together from the beginning…
First the photojournalist gets handled to the ground by Secret Service — pay attention to the bottom of the screen:
Then the photographer kicks back and appears to go after the Secret Service agent:
The photojournalist appears to have left a designated area.
“I stepped 18 inches outside of the pen and he grabbed me by the neck and started choking me and slammed me to the ground,” Christopher Morris, a photographer for Time magazine, told reporters after he was ejected from the rally on Monday.
Was this the case of a misbehaving photographer who needed to be stopped, or a First Amendment violation?
Tune into this Twitter feed as this story unfolds:
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