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Aide who lied about Greg Gianforte's assault on Guardian reporter gets new campaign job

Submitted by vsample on Wed, 2018-05-02 14:14

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.

​This article was originally posted on the Guardian website. To read the full article click on  Greg Gianforte Assault