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Trump supporters accosted a journalist for the El Paso rally in ‘incredibly violent attack”: report

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President trump supporters accosted by a BBC cameraman at the presidential campaign rally in El Paso, Texas, on Monday night.

The man allegedly pushed the BBC, Ron Skeans, and verbally confronted the rest of the news crew in front of another man, pulled him.

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The camera man told the BBC that the “very hard shove” came out of nowhere. “I didn’t know what was going on.”

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Trump apparently saw the attack and continued his speech and gave a thumbs up when he saw how the crew was OK. Skeans returned the gesture – what is a green light to continue with the rally.

BBC Washington producer Eleanor Montague, said the protester, whose name remains unknown, had teased the other news teams, but Skeans “got the brunt of it all.”

Washington-a correspondent Gary O’donoghue, meanwhile, said the incident was “an incredibly violent attack,” and blamed the rallies for pitting Trump the supporters of the President against the media.

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“This is a constant feature of the rallies – a of the masses pushing against the media,” he said.

The Trump campaign official told the BBC that the attacker was drunk.

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Trump’s campaign rally in El Paso, came in the middle of the border wall-distance holder in Washington, DC, where the Democrats are not willing to provide sufficient funding for the construction of the wall along the U.S.-Mexican border.

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