After a violent attack on a BBC camera man during a pre-election website of US President Donald Trump , the British broadcaster has criticised inadequate security arrangements for the representatives of the media in such events. The BBC's head of office for North America, Paul Danahar, bat claims to trump's press officer, Sarah Sanders a "complete Review" of security measures. The cameraman Ron Skeans had been pushed on the eve of the Texas border town of El Paso of a Trump-trailer.
According to Danahar, the access to the media area while the Trump was left unattended event. No security officials during or after the attack, intervened. Danahar had occurred in the representation of trump's campaign team for 2020, which had praised the "swift action" by the security forces.
Donald Trump supporter attacks BBC cameraman as U.S. president speaks at a campaign rally in Texas— BBC News (World) (@Bbcworldwide) 12. February 2019
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trump is the spokeswoman for Sanders, said that the President condemn "any use of force or violence against individuals or groups – and thus also against representatives of the press". Those who take part in such events, you should "behave peacefully and respectfully". For the safety of combat measures in the case of trump's choice performances, whose campaign team was responsible.
attacker shouted Anti-media slogans
The attacker in El Paso, a cap bore with the Trump Slogan "Makes America great" and shouted Anti-media slogans when he ran on the BBC man. Skeane remained unharmed. Also at the event, present Washington correspondent for the BBC, Gary O'donoghue, said, the Trump-Fan have tried to smash the BBC camera.
The U.S. President denounces regularly the so-called Mainstream media because of the allegedly false and hostile coverage of his presidency. The mood of his supporters to the media at Trump appearances is often aggressive.
Trump insulted again media
in El Paso, Trump moved back over to the media. After the attack on Skeane, the President began his speech, pointed to the media and asked: "are you All right? Everything ok?" In the further course of his presentation, the President scolded again about the "totally dishonest media".
the Association of the White house, where accredited journalists condemned the attack. The President should make his supporters "absolutely clear that violence against reporters is unacceptable," said Chairman Olivier Knox. (chk/AFP)
Created: 13.02.2019, 02:14 PM