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Now I Know Why They Said I Lied

Trump supporters accused me of smearing his campaign manager. Today they’re smearing Jim Acosta.

President Trump speaks to Jim Acosta. Photo: Calla Kessler/The Washington Post via Getty Images

By Michelle Fields

When I said that Corey Lewandowski, then Trump’s campaign manager, had grabbed and bruised me at a rally in 2016, Trump World called me a liar.

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