|Reporter Confronted By Antifa|
According to several media counts, including the Wall Street Journal, the incident happened as hundreds of protesters gathered Friday evening in Lincoln Park in Washington DC at the location of a 144-year-old statue.
Lincoln Statue DC - BLM activists refuse to allow black man to speak who supports statue https://t.co/vcWuW3cGMn— Jack Posobiec (@JackPosobiec) June 26, 2020
Posobiec was blocked by some protesters from filming the event, which he caught live on Periscope. The situation escalated when one protester accused him of “founding the alt-lite” and of being a "literal Nazi.".
Graphic video: Amid tense scenes at a protest in DC last night, Fox News’ @kevincorke comes in with his security to help OANN reporter @JackPosobiec after protesters mobbed him, dumped water on him, tried to steal his phone, and blocked him from leaving— TV News HQ (@TVNewsHQ) June 27, 2020
Posobiec was flanked by several black men, including the tour guide, who attempted to guide him to safety away from the mob, which continued to swell in numbers following Goggles’ calls to evict him from the park. The park is located on federal, publicly owned land.