VIDEO: Protester Storms Stage as NRA Spox Loesch Speaks at CNN Anti-Gun Town Hall
On Wednesday night CNN held an anti-gun town hall in Florida following the mass shooting by deranged 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz last week.
NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch was asked to participate in the panel discussion.
Dana Loesch told CPAC on Thursday morning that she was had to have security detail to get out.
“You heard that town hall last night, they cheered the confiscation of firearms,” she told conservatives at CPAC the next morning. “And it was over 5K people. I had to have a security detail to get out. I wouldn’t have been able to exit that if I did not have a private security detail. There were people rushing the stage and screaming burn her. And I came there to talk solutions.”
We’ve reached out to CNN for comment.
At CPAC this morning, Loesch warmed the hall, if it needed warming, before NRA chief Wayne LaPierre gave his traditional fiery stump speech. “We will not be gaslighted into thinking we are responsible for the tragedy” in Parkland, Florida, Loesch declared. “We had nothing to do with it. It is not our job to follow up on red flags, not our job to make sure states are reporting” to the background-check system.
Investigative journalist Laura Loomer attended the town hall last night.
Laura has a 4 second video of a protester rushing the stage as the crowd chants, “Shame on you!”
Laura was being escorted out at the time so could not get a better clip.