On Thursday, a Florida state attorney decided against prosecuting Donald Trump's campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, for battery following an incident in March with former Breitbart reporter Michelle Fields. Lewandowski allegedly shoved Fields aside as she was approaching Trump to ask him a question, leaving bruises.
Court documents cite insufficient evidence to convict Lewandowski, despite a video of the incident being released. "In this kind of a situation, I don't think there was anything in that video that will help the state prove that this was intended to be a caustic touch," criminal defense lawyer Tama Beth Kudman told The New York Times.
Lewandowski claims he was making a "protective bubble" around the Republican presidential frontrunner, as he had reason to believe Fields "was making unwanted physical contact with Mr. Trump."