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Transcript Shows Trump-Breitbart Scuffle

Hours after Donald Trump's top aides publicly denied that campaign manager Corey Lewandowski manhandled Breitbart reporter Michelle Fields—attacking her as "attention seeking" in the process—an audio transcript has emerged from the incident. "While not definitive," Politico wrote, the transcript "supports the reporter's version of the events." In the text, which follows along with two-and-a-half minutes of unreleased audio, a startled Fields expresses dismay at having been "grabbed" by Lewandowski. A fellow journalist, Washington Post reporter Ben Terris, tells her "He really just almost threw you down on the ground," and they both agree the behavior was "unprofessional" and unprovoked. Audio was eventually uploaded at the Independent Journal.