Trump rally worker blocks lens as photojournalist tries to snap photo
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpLondon terror suspect’s children told authorities he complained about Trump: inquiry The Memo: Tide turns on Kavanaugh Trump to nominate retiring lawmaker as head of trade agency 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 DonnellyThe Memo: Tide turns on Kavanaugh McCaskill to oppose Kavanaugh nomination The Memo: Kavanaugh firestorm consumes political world 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."