In news conference just now aboard his 757, Trump stands by Lewandowski, his embattled campaign manager.
“I’ve told him he should never settle the case” Trump on his advice to Lewandowski following battery charge.
Trump is contemplating filing charges against reporter Michelle Fields for grabbing him.
He says the tapes he provided show Fields was grabbing at him and that Lewandowski was acting as an intermediary.
The Secret Service is trained to handle reporters who get too close or appear to be a threat.
— POLITICO (@politico) March 29, 2016
UPDATE: Member of Trump's Secret Service detail confirms Fields touched Trump twice and was warned to stop, before Lewandowski intervened
— David Martosko (@dmartosko) March 29, 2016