An eyewitness to the confrontation between Elizabeth Warren’s violent taxi driver and a Republican cameraman this weekend on Martha’s Vineyard has confirmed the identity of the assailant.
Morgan Reitzas is the president of Vineyard Transport, which owns and operates Martha’s Vineyard Taxi, the cab company that Warren was using at the time of the incident. Reitzas was filmed allegedly assaulting a GOP tracker over the weekend.
The Warren campaign has attempted to distance itself from the hot-headed cabbie.
“The person featured in the video was not a member of the Elizabeth Warren for Massachusetts staff. He is a cab driver. Elizabeth did not see what happened,” a Warren spokeswoman said in a statement, according to the Boston Globe.
Martha’s Vineyard Taxi has “Liked” Elizabeth Warren on Facebook since June 30, 2012.