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Three arrested at Republican Rep. Paul Ryan’s town hall event

By Eric W. Dolan
Wednesday, September 7, 2011 16:46 EDT
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Three people were arrested on Tuesday for disrupting a town hall event in Greenfield, Wisconsin held by Republican Rep. Paul Ryan, the House Budget Committee chairman. Another 20 people were escorted out of the event for interrupting Ryan’s speech.

Two of the three people arrested were fined $429 and the third was fined $681, according to Politico. They were arrested after refusing to leave the venue.

Supports and opponents of the congressman also held dueling demonstrations outside the event at the Whitnall Park Rotary Club.

Watch local news coverage of the event, courtesy of FOX6, below:

 Watch video from Patch.com reporter David Cotey below:

Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan has served as an editor for Raw Story since August 2010, and is based out of Sacramento, California. He grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and received a Bachelor of Science from Bradley University. Eric is also the publisher and editor of PsyPost. You can follow him on Twitter @ewdolan.
 
 
 
 
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