Trouble for Trump's chief: Allegations of assault, sexual harassment piling up against Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski

"If Lewandowski is calling after a certain hour," new BuzzFeed report alleges, "women are better off not answering"

Published March 21, 2016 9:20PM (EDT)

Corey Lewandowski and Donald Trump (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Corey Lewandowski and Donald Trump (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Corey Lewandowski, Donald Trump's campaign manager, has been under a heap of scrutiny for allegedly manhandling former-Breitbart reporter Michelle Fields and, more recently, for yanking the collar of a protester at a rally over the weekend.

What's worse, according to BuzzFeed, Lewandowski allegedly has a lengthy track record of lewd and aggressive behavior:

(T)he strategist was accused of pushing a CNN reporter who tried to ask the candidate a question; physically confronting an aide for a rival campaign in a post-debate spin room; publicly shouting threats over the phone at a restaurant; making sexual comments about female journalists; and calling up women in the campaign press corps late at night to make unwanted romantic advances.

Perhaps more damning than Lewandowski's alleged thuggishness is his reputation for sexually harassing female reporters.

"More than once, he has called female reporters late at night to come on to them, often not sounding entirely sober," the report alleges. "Some in the press corps joke that if Lewandowski is calling after a certain hour, women are better off not answering."

Asked to respond to the charges, Lewandowski told BuzzFeed in an email, "Your story is factually inaccurate," warning, "Be sure before you accuse me of something it’s accurate. And, in these instances you are wrong."

Read the full report over at BuzzFeed.

By Brendan Gauthier

Brendan Gauthier is a freelance writer.

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