May 12, 2017 Press Releases

Senator Heller’s Protest-Filled Luncheon Follows Refusal to Hold Public Town Hall in Southern Nevada


by Nevada Democrats

Dean Heller spoke today at a private, paid-ticket Chamber luncheon while still refusing to hold a public town hall for his constituents in Clark County


@NevadaForward: This time, @SenDeanHeller made it to @lvlcc luncheon. It's a private, paid-ticket event in #Vegas. #NVSen – at Suncoast Hotel & Casino

@JackieValley: Woman led outside after yelling that @SenDeanHeller does not support Latino jobs.

@PatrickWalker: 2 minutes into speech, 2nd interruption of @SenDeanHeller's speech. Woman says he doesn't stand up for Latino and solar jobs. #8NN

@PoliticsReid: At Latin Chamber of Commerce meeting in Las Vegas, Sen. @DeanHeller interrupted repeatedly by protestors. Scenes from a top Senate target.

@LuzGrayNV: Escoltan hacia la salida a mujer que le gritó a @SenDeanHeller que no apoya empleos para los Latinos.

@jgillanNews3LV‏: Woman escorted out for interrupting Heller. Other interruptions occurring @News3LV

@JackieValley: We are now up to four people led out after shouting at @SenDeanHeller. Latest woman said she would die without ACA/Obamacare.

@PatrickWalker: 6th interruption as Sen. Heller tries to address immigration reform. Man escorted out. Heller is trying to power through his address. #8NN

@JackieValley: Summation of @DeanHeller's speech: Hard to make out much of what he said given repeated outbursts/heckling from the crowd.

@JackieValley: It got so bad at one point that Latin Chamber of Commerce president went to the stage and pleaded attendees to stop shouting.

@thehill: GOP senator faces protestors at luncheon: "You don't have a spine!" hill.cm/aetcaK4

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