Republican Nevada lieutenant governor candidate said security officer pushed and pushed meeting attendees
a Republican candidate for NevadaThe U.S. lieutenant governor is seen on camera aggressively ejecting from a local government meeting in Las Vegas, where a committee vote announced the spread COVID-19 Misinformation a public health crisis.
“Hey, hey, wait a minute. What’s the matter?” candidate mac miller In the video shot by him, he can be heard saying That was before he was kicked out of the Clark County Commission meeting on Tuesday. He claimed that security officials were “pushing” people into the meeting.
“Don’t push me, man,” Miller is also heard telling the officers.
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Other videos of the meeting have since circulated on social media, showing a scuffle between attendees and security officials.
Miller was eventually pulled from the meeting by security, according to video, which shows him being pushed through a metal detector before landing on his back in the building’s lobby.
“Don’t hurt her, don’t hurt her,” the audience can be heard saying in the video. “What are you doing?”
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The incident came as protesters denounced a resolution declaring misinformation on COVID-19 vaccines a public health crisis, Las Vegas Sun informed of. Protesters slammed the proposal as a violation of their First Amendment rights, calling it “tyrant” and “communist”, and at one point chanted “comies” and “resign” at the commission’s members.
Security soon ordered everyone in the room to leave, and a confrontation ensued between Miller and the security officer.
The crowd soon calmed down and they were allowed back into the meeting room. The resolution eventually passed in a 5–2 vote, with Commission Chair Marilyn Kirkpatrick and Commissioner Jim Gibson voting against it.
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“The difficulty for me is what we saw here today… people are worrying about what they need to speak, disagree, express opinions, even in a real important public discourse or argument. Will have the right to join or not,” Gibson said, according to the Las Vegas Sun. “When we have to tell them that what we’re doing hasn’t infringed on those rights… we’ve almost lost the battle already.”
Las Vegas police and Miller’s campaign did not immediately respond to Granthshala News’ request for comment on the incident.
Miller previously made headlines when he ran for the state assembly in 2018 as a Republican accused of leaving His fellow Army soldiers in Iraq in the 2000s. He later apologized to his fellow soldiers, saying, “He had never intended to harm or spare anyone.”