Dem Senate candidate caught on video screaming at reporter over police remark

By Carver Malone | May 10, 2024

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In a recent incident at a campaign event in Rockville, Maryland, the leading Democratic candidate in a key Senate race engaged in a heated confrontation with a reporter who questioned him about a contentious statement he had posted on social media regarding law enforcement.


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The tense exchange between Rep. David Trone, representing Maryland, and Fox 5 journalist Tom Fitzgerald took place this week, with Trone expressing frustration over the outlet's coverage of his statement suggesting that an "increased police presence" does not instill a sense of safety among individuals.

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Trone, a candidate vying to succeed the retiring Democratic Senator Ben Cardin, approached a reporter and said, "You should be ashamed of the journalism that you did yesterday."