Crowd Turns Rowdy At Boehner’s Ohio Office
August 9, 2011 by UPI - United Press International, Inc.
WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Aug. 9 (UPI) — Staff members at the Ohio office of Speaker of the House John Boehner say they locked the office doors when a protest by union groups and others got rowdy.
About 125 protesters showed up at the Republican congressman’s West Chester office Tuesday and wanted to send two protesters inside to talk to staff members, who locked the doors when confronted by the angry crowd, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported.
One protester reportedly kicked at the door several times.
Union officials said hundreds of people would rally to insist Boehner address the question of jobs for people in his district.
No arrests were made, police said.
Boehner was not at the office during the incident as he was taking part in a fundraising golf event in Dublin, Ohio, the Enquirer reported.