The spokesman who lied about Republican congressman Greg Gianforte’s assault of Guardian journalist Ben Jacobs has been hired in a new campaign role.
Shane Scanlon was named communications director for Matt Rosendale, a candidate for the Republican nomination in the Montana Senate race. Scanlon previously served as Gianforte’s campaign spokesman and drew widespread criticism for putting out a false statement that blamed Jacobs for the attack.
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