Trump Supporter Attacks Cameraman at El Paso Rally
A BBC cameraman was attacked by a supporter of US President Donald Trump at a rally in El Paso, Texas, on February 11.
The BBC’s Washington news editor, Eleanor Montague, posted a video of the incident.
She said her colleague Rob Skeans was attacked after “the crowd had been whipped up into a frenzy against the media by Trump and other speakers all night.” Skeans told the BBC that he felt a “very hard shove” while he was recording footage.
The video shows Trump speaking, before the camera shakes due to an out-of-shot impact.
A man in a Make America Great Again cap is then seen being restrained as he shouts “f*** the media.” According to the BBC, Trump noticed the incident, and confirmed Skeans was well “with a thumbs up after it happened.” Credit: BBC News via Storyful