In this piece, @RobertMackey (who I spoke to for over an hour) describes my professional background but *fails to include the fact that I worked at NBC News for LONGER than LevinTV, even though I told him this and the info is available for all to see on my LinkedIn: ImageImage
Furthermore, @RobertMackey implies that I deleted footage to protect Kyle Rittenhouse (a felony) despite the fact that I told him my phone was NOT recording at the time of the shooting and that I turned over ALL footage to the police and cooperated FULLY on night of the shooting
@RobertMackey states that there was "speculation" online that I was recording at the time of the shooting and was withholding evidence of a nationally prominent homicide

The "speculation" that he links to is an absurd theory floated by a self-described satirist with 75 followers ImageImageImage
Before I spoke with @RobertMackey on the phone for over an hour in an attempt to set the record straight, I had a twitter DM exchange in which I aired my grievances with his previous reporting (which framed me as some kind of "far right" Kyle Rittenhouse apologist) ImageImageImageImage
@RobertMackey also implied that we were viewed by Proud Boys as an ally, despite the fact that I told him I was targeted by PB's in both DC and Portland as a result of @ShelbyTalcott and I filming PB's violent assault of an individual outside the CHAZ in Seattle
Here is the aforementioned Proud Boys assault outside CHAZ

The video got a quarter million views. But it didn’t play into @RobertMackey’s narrative so he omitted, despite me emphasizing the clip in our call as evidence of our commitment to objectivity:

I let our team’s reporting speak for itself. We have always striven to document the *complete picture of these protest zones, sometimes at great risk to our safety.

If @RobertMackey wants to follow up this garbage pile he’s trying to pass as journalism, I’m happy to talk (again) Image

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Another big turnout here in front of the police station in Brooklyn Center north of Minneapolis
Protesters have upped their shield game big time.

Police already shooting riot munitions at these wooden barricades, stay tuned to see how this plays out...
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Just arrived on the scene at the police station in Brooklyn Center and an unlawful assembly has already been declared
Riot control munitions deployed into a crowd of at least a few hundred in front of the police station
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The fence is topped with razor wire. Sharp stuff!
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Participants of the armed protest near the State Capitol in Richmond, VA.

These guys tell me they have no affiliation with any militia, they are here to exercise their First and Second Amendment rights.
Boogaloo Bois are also out here, along with a ton of press
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Just went through a metal detector to enter the area surrounding the Capitol.

The checkpoint was manned by Secret Service, not NG
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“EXPEL ALL FASCISTS” protest happening now
Lots of media 👀
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