CNN Reporter Gets Tear Gassed, Can Barely Speak After Trump Protesters Cause Chaos in PHX (VIDEO)
CNN reporter Gary Tuckman was at the wrong place, at the wrong time tonight, as he struggled to report what was happening on the ground after being tear gassed by Phoenix police.
Source: Real Clear Politics
Real Clear Politics reports:
CNN’s Gary Tuckman, a correspondent on the ground in Phoenix, could barely speak to anchor Don Lemon after he got tear gassed.
“All of our faces are burning, all of our throats are burning,” Tuckman reported.
“There were some water bottles thrown at police and the next thing we felt were the burning tear gas,” he explained.
Earlier, another CNN reporter nearly got hit by the lit end of a smoke grenade after protesters chucked water bottles at the police.
From the scene:
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