Michelle Fields Files Criminal Charges Against Corey Lewandowski

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stands with former presidential candidate Ben Carson as he receives his endorsement at the Mar-A-Lago Club on March 11, 2016 in Palm Beach, Florida. Presidential candidates continue to campaign before Florida's March 15th primary day.
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Benny Johnson of Independent Journal reports that Breitbart News reporter Michelle Fields has filed assault charges against Donald Trump’s campaign manager Corey Lewandowski. Washington Post reporter Ben Terris said Lewandowski roughly pulled her away from Trump while asking a question.

**UPDATE** Huffington Post’s Michael Calderone corroborates:

**UPDATE** Jupiter, Florida police department releases statement confirming a misdemeanor battery investigation.


**UPDATE** Fields confirms with CNN.

From injo.com:

Michelle Fields has filed a criminal complaint against Corey Lewandowski, the campaign manager for Donald Trump.

Independent Journal Review has learned from a source familiar with the events that Fields has filed assault charges with the police department in Jupiter, Florida, which is the jurisdiction where the alleged incident occurred.

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