Thursday, April 14, 2016

Secret Service Affidavit Convinced Prosecutors to Forego Charges Against Trump Campaign Manager

TMZ is reporting that authorities in Florida decided not to prosecute Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski because of a video provided to them by the Republican presidential front-runner’s campaign.

The report cites anonymous sources who say the unreleased video shows then-Breitbart reporter Michelle Fields being told by a Secret Service agent she was standing in an off-limits area. The scene takes place before the alleged battery occurred.

TMZ also says that prosecutors were swayed by an affidavit from Secret Service agent Barton Brown, who headed up former Attorney General Eric Holder’s security detail. The affidavit reportedly says Lewandowski’s actions were appropriate for that situation.

When you have the Secret Service on your side, you do not get messed with.

(via The Hill)

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