Trump rally worker blocks lens as photojournalist tries to snap photo
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpBill Kristol resurfaces video of Pence calling Obama executive action on immigration a 'profound mistake' ACLU says planned national emergency declaration is 'clear abuse of presidential power' O'Rourke says he'd 'absolutely' take down border wall near El Paso if he could 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 DonnellyOvernight Energy: Trump taps ex-oil lobbyist Bernhardt to lead Interior | Bernhardt slams Obama officials for agency's ethics issues | Head of major green group steps down Trump picks ex-oil lobbyist David Bernhardt for Interior secretary EPA's Wheeler faces grilling over rule rollbacks 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."