By Jesse Byrnes
Breitbart reporter Michelle Fields and an editor have resigned amid the conservative website's handling of an alleged assault of Fields by Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump: 'I’m just flabbergasted’ by Clinton-Lynch meet Trump's new digital strategist quickly leaves campaign GOP megadonor compares Trump to Biblical figures MORE campaign manager Corey Lewandowski.
Editor-at-large Ben Shapiro also announced his resignation, panning some of the website's current leadership under the namesake of founder Andrew Breitbart, saying, "Andrew's life mission has been betrayed."
I can't stand with an organization that won't stand by me: https://t.co/pohxCKScpf— Michelle Fields (@MichelleFields) March 14, 2016
Reports have indicated internal division at the website over its handling of the incident. Spokesman Kurt Bardella resigned from the organization on Friday, citing "resistance" at the outlet in supporting its reporter.
Fields displayed bruising on her arm after saying Trump's campaign manager grabbed her at a news conference last week as she attempted to ask the candidate a question. She has since filed a police report.