Trump rally worker blocks lens as photojournalist tries to snap photo
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President TrumpDonald TrumpSacha Baron Cohen calls out 'danger of lies, hate and conspiracies' in Golden Globes speech Sorkin uses Abbie Hoffman quote to condemn Capitol violence: Democracy is 'something you do' Ex-Trump aide Pierson planning run for Congress MORE's reelection campaign caught flak Thursday night after a man identified as a rally worker was pictured allegedly trying to block a photographer from capturing footage of a demonstrator.

During the president’s rally in Indiana, where Trump continued to ramp up his attacks against the news media, a man identified as a volunteer member of the president's advance team can be seen blocking the lens of a photographer.


Evan Vucci, The Associated Press' chief Washington photographer, posted a photo of the incident on Instagram, saying the photographer was trying to take a photo of a demonstrator at the rally.

The president’s campaign did not immediately return a request for comment from The Hill.

The incident occurred Thursday night as the president railed against the news media during a rally in support of Republican Senate candidate Mike Braun, who is also seeking to unseat Sen. Joe DonnellyJoseph (Joe) Simon DonnellyEverybody wants Joe Manchin Centrist Democrats pose major problem for progressives Biden and Schumer face battles with left if Democrats win big MORE (D-Ind.) in November.

During the rally, Trump attacked CNN and NBC, calling the latter "worse than CNN." 

The president also went after a New York Times reporter over coverage of his past crowd size, saying the reporter "doesn't have a clue."