Ron Paul causes stir on convention floor

TAMPA, Fla. — Rep. Ron Paul caused a stir on the convention floor on Tuesday.

As the former GOP presidential nominee hopeful entered the forum, he was swarmed by TV cameras, reporters and restless supporters.

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At various points during his glad-handing, Paul supporters shouted "Let him speak" and "Seat him now."

Paul, wearing a purple lei, was spotted near the Maine delegation.

There's been a controversy surrounding the state's delegation at the Republican National Convention. The credentials committee only seated half of the state's 20 delegates supporting Paul, citing questionable procedures at the state convention.

The delegates have protested with some refusing seats.

Paul was denied a speaking slot at the convention. but a tribute film to him is scheduled to air during the convention on Wednesday. And Paul's son, Sen. Rand PaulRand PaulMcCain returning to Arizona to start cancer treatment Monday Paul blocks McConnell from setting up defense bill vote Overnight Defense: Military won't lift transgender ban until Trump sends directions | House passes national security spending | Russian sanctions bill heads to Trump MORE (R-Ky.), is scheduled to speak that night.