Trump rally worker blocks lens as photojournalist tries to snap photo
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President TrumpDonald TrumpMeghan McCain: Democrats 'should give a little credit' to Trump for COVID-19 vaccine Trump testing czar warns lockdowns may be on table if people don't get vaccinated Overnight Health Care: CDC details Massachusetts outbreak that sparked mask update | White House says national vaccine mandate 'not under consideration at this time' 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 DonnellySupreme Court battle could wreak havoc with Biden's 2020 agenda Republicans fret over divisive candidates Everybody wants Joe Manchin 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."