Posts Tagged ‘ Greg Gianforte ’

Greg Gianforte Beats Rob Quist In Montana Special Election House Race

May 26th, 2017 | By

Republican Greg Gianforte muscled his way to victory in Montana, overcoming a challenge from Democrat Rob Quist and an election-eve scuffle with a reporter that led to criminal charges being filed against him. Mr. Gianforte defeated Mr. Quist less than 24 hours after he allegedly body-slammed a reporter from Britain’s Guardian newspaper and police charged

[continue reading…]



Greg Gianforte Accused Of Body Slamming Guardian Reporter

May 25th, 2017 | By

As Republicans wrestled with the latest analysis of their health care proposal, a reporter claimed Wednesday that Greg Gianforte, the Republican in Thursday’s special election for Montana’s empty House seat, took more immediate action – by body-slamming him. Mr. Gianforte was charged with misdemeanor assault. Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin made the announcement shortly before

[continue reading…]



Democrats Struggling To Recruit Strong Candidates

May 8th, 2017 | By

Democrats had the drive, anger and money to send a message of resistance to President Donald Trump and score upsets in a slew of Republican-leaning districts in special elections this year. But increasingly, it is becoming apparent they could not recruit strong candidates. “They have President Obama to blame for that. They have such a

[continue reading…]



Greg Gianforte Says Rob Quist Is ‘Nancy Pelosi In A Cowboy Hat’

Apr 25th, 2017 | By

Republican Greg Gianforte called his opponent in Montana’s special election a “Nancy Pelosi in a cowboy hat” on Monday. The businessman, who ran for governor unsuccessfully in 2016, said on Fox News that money from outside the state was pouring into this race from those that are out of touch with Montana’s politics, including his

[continue reading…]