Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) faced a tough crowd at the Alaska Republican Party Convention on Friday, where she was heckled onstage by a group including Ron Paul supporters.
Murkowski was introducing guest speaker Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyoming), when a woman yelled, “Republicans rise!” and began addressing Murkowski.
Barrasso was also interrupted several times. A man screamed, "She's weak!" after Barrasso praised Murkowski, and a group booed and began chanting "Ron Paul" after Barrasso announced his support for Mitt Romney.
Murkowski told the Alaska Dispatch that she didn't believe Ron Paul's organization had planned the protest, saying, "I didn’t understand them to be an organization that acts in a manner like that."
Paul organizer Evan Cutler apologized for the incident the next day, calling it "completely inappropriate," the Dispatch reported.
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