US Republican wins Montana vote despite assault charge

Voters in the US state of Montana have elected a new member to Congress who is facing an assault charge. Republican Greg Gianforte narrowly won the vote just hours after being charged with attacking a reporter.

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    Voters in the US state of Montana have elected a new member to Congress who is facing an assault charge.

    Republican Greg Gianforte narrowly won the vote just hours after being charged with attacking a reporter.

    Gianforte used his victory speech to apologise.

    Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo reports from New York.


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