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Prosecutors Expected to Announce They Won’t Move Forward With Case Against Corey Lewandowski


corey lewandowskiThe Palm Beach County state attorney is expected to hold a press conference today to discuss the recent case filed against Donald Trump’s campaign manager Corey Lewandowski. Several different sources have reported that the battery charge against Lewandowski will be dropped by prosecutors.

Lewandowski is accused of grabbing a now former reporter, Michelle Fields, at a campaign event on March 8. Trump’s campaign spokesperson contends Lewandowski is ‘absolutely innocent’ of the charges. And, in fact, according to several defense attorneys we spoke with, Lewandowski would probably have a pretty strong defense. If the charges are dropped, Fields confirmed that she is considering filing a defamation case against Lewandowski after he sent off a series of tweets about her when the incident first happened. In response to rumors that the case could be dropped, Michelle Fields also took to twitter:

[h/t The New York Times]

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