facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

CBS reporter attacked by anti-Obama protester during live report

Jay Levine was reporting on Obama coming to Chicago for a fundraiser in the city.
By Aileen Graef   |   April 3, 2014 at 3:54 PM   |   Comments

http://cdnph.upi.com/sv/em/i/UPI-7511396553101/2014/1/13965544352592/CBS-reporter-attacked-by-anti-Obama-protester-during-live-report.jpg
CHICAGO, April 3 (UPI) -- CBS Chicago reporter James Levine was reporting live on President Barack Obama coming to Chicago for a fundraiser when an anti-Obama protester attacked him.

The attacker pushed Levine and shouted to the camera, "Obama is a war criminal!"

He was quickly detained by security so he could not attack again.

Levine was gracious about it as he turned back to the camera and said, "I've obviously gotten a little reinforcement here from one of the protesters who decided to speak his mind on live TV. Obvious that's his right to do."


[HuffPost Live]

Follow @AileenGraef and @UPI on Twitter.
Contact the Author
© 2014 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Los Angeles bakery delivers marijuana-infused pizzas Los Angeles bakery delivers marijuana-infused pizzas
2
'Stay of execution' for bird living in store 'Stay of execution' for bird living in store
3
Scottish Grindr user employs hookup app to cheat strict U.K. exit polling ban Scottish Grindr user employs hookup app to cheat strict U.K. exit polling ban
4
Circuit breaker thief identified from CCTV footage Circuit breaker thief identified from CCTV footage
5
Irish man called officer 'gay,' exposed buttocks Irish man called officer 'gay,' exposed buttocks
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback