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Thu May 25, 2017, 08:23 AM

Yelling and boos fill Sen. Sullivan's raucous Anchorage town hall

When U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan walked onstage at Bartlett High School on Saturday, the packed auditorium of about 600 people applauded, whistled and booed.

"OK, I can't tell if those are boos," Sullivan, Alaska's Republican junior senator, said into the microphone.

"Don't answer, you don't have to answer that," he said, as a few in the crowd interjected: "Those are boos!"

Saturday marked Sullivan's first town hall meeting in Anchorage since the inauguration of President Donald Trump. Across the country, some town hall meetings hosted by members of Congress have devolved into hostile, one-way shouting matches in the aftermath of the election.

Read more: https://www.adn.com/politics/2017/05/20/yelling-and-boos-fill-sen-sullivans-raucous-anchorage-town-hall/

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