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Saturday, June 12, 2021

Big crowd and protesters at Brownwood for Gaetz, Greene tour launch

An enormous crowd and large group of friends and protesters were at the Brownwood Hotel & Spa ahead of the arrival of two controversial GOP figures.

Protester at Gaetz Greene tour stop
Protester at Gaetz Greene tour stop

Congressman Matt Gaetz and Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene were to headline the first stop in their national America First tour.

The line to get in wrapped around the building.

Crowd at Gaetz Greene tour stop in The Villages Florida 2
Villagers lined the aisles to greet Congressman Matt Gaetz and Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene during their tour stop in The Villages

Crowd at Gaetz Greene tour stop in The Villages

The crowd, mostly wearing red, white and blue, were doing the wave and singing at the top of their lungs to Queen’s “We Are the Champions.

Arlene Lehew Village of Pine Ridge
Arlene Lehew, of the Village of Pine Ridge, holds signs for Marjorie Taylor Greene and Matt Gaetz, who visited The Villages as part of their tour launch

Crowd for Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene
A large crowd filled the house to see Congressman Matt Gaetz and Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene on Friday evening

There was a large contingent of media in place.

Media at Gaetz Green tour stop
A large contingent of media were on hand for the Gaetz, Greene tour stop

Check back on Villages-News.com in the coming hours for a complete recap of the night’s event.

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