Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) kicks Breitbart reporter out of open press conference

Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) kicks Breitbart reporter out of open press conference

Breitbart News reporter Matthew Boyle was removed, without explanation, from a campaign event for Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in Exeter, N.H., yesterday despite the event having been advertised as a press conference open to media.

According to Boyle’s account, campaign staffers for the Democratic senator checked Boyle in and directed him to the back of the room where he gathered among other reporters.

Soon after, Boyle was approached by a staff member and the owner of ReVision Energy, a local renewable energy company at which the event was held, who asked Boyle to leave and claimed the event was not open to the public. …

At the event, Shaheen received the endorsements of the League of Conservation Voters Action Fund and the Sierra Club, two green groups that praised her work to “combat climate change.” …

The Daily Signal reached out to Shaheen campaign spokesman Harrell Kirstein for comment. Kirstein initially claimed to be unaware of Boyle’s removal and asked The Daily Signal to provide an account of what happened. Upon doing so, he did not respond.

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