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Breitbart Spokesman Resigns Over Trump Aide Assault

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Crabtownboy, Mar 12, 2016.

  1. Crabtownboy

    Crabtownboy Well-Known Member

    Feb 12, 2008
    Kurt Bardella, who quit as Breitbart's spokesman on Friday over the news site's handling of an assault on its own reporter at a Donald Trump press conference, said that he could no longer go on.

    "It became untenable for me personally to continue in this situation. If you can't give 100 percent, you can't represent your client," Bardella, who also represents country music bands in Nashville, told The Huffington Post.

    He added, "This [edited] just sucks."

    In Bardella's view, the violence on the campaign trail is getting out of hand and needs to be called out. "There is this escalating pattern of behavior that's only happening at Donald Trump events. It's incredibly dangerous. His rhetoric is unmistakable and it is calculated and it is intentional," Bardella said.

    BuzzFeed News first reported Bardella's resignation.

    Asked why Breitbart seems to be siding with the Trump campaign over its reporter Michelle Fields, Bardella said he wasn't sure. "I think there certainly appears to be conflicting agendas at play here. Your guess is as good as mine," he said.

    He added that Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski had not, as was previously reported, admitted to the assault. In a text message exchange with Breitbart's Matt Boyle, Lewandowski only said that he didn't know Fields was a Breitbart reporter and that he would look into the situation, according to Bardella.

  2. carpro

    carpro Well-Known Member

    Oct 14, 2004
    The thugs ( Move on, BLM, etc.) instigating the violence don't need any excuse. That's just the way they are. Trump's rhetoric is simply a handy excuse.