Vox Sentences: The GOP has assault-of-the-earth candidate in Montana

The special election Thursday for the Montana Right Conference venue (to fill the vacated post by Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke) were already closer than the Republicans were comfortable. [Politico / Elisa Schneider and Gabriel Debenedetti]
Then, on the eve of the election on Wednesday night, Republican candidate Greg Gianforte was charged with assault on flaws for journalist Ben Jacobs Guardian. (Jacobs tried to ask Gianforte about the Congressional Budget Office’s actions of the Republican health law.) [Fox News / Alicia Acuna]
In theory, that Gianforte has legal problems to attack a member of the press should be good news for Democrat Rob Quist, a former popular singer who spent the weekend before the special state election tour with endorser Bernie Sanders . [The Daily Beast / Gideon Resnick]
(This certainly helps the country’s main message Quist – that Republican agenda that would support Gianforte is bad and unpopular – that mere mention of a bad CBO score sent Gianforte angry) [Vox / Jeff Stein]
However, it is not very clear that slamming the body will affect the election. On the one hand, many Republicans are willing to defend Gianforte or assume that Jacobs brought him, which is probably not healthy for democracy.
More specifically, early voting has been considerable Montana. Many votes could already be expressed before Wednesday. [Billings Gazette / Matt Hudson]
Gianforte If elected, he will join a long list of illustrious and members of Congress who served before criminal charges. [Vox / Jeff Stein]
But literally spend a few days in Congress regarding journalists wishing to ask questions, but does not match. This is the least, it is not clear, he is willing to run for work. [Vox / Tara Golshan]

Vox Sentences: The GOP has assault-of-the-earth candidate in Montana

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