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 PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulSenate Dems hold floor talk-a-thon against latest ObamaCare repeal bill Overnight Defense: Senate passes 0B defense bill | 3,000 US troops heading to Afghanistan | Two more Navy officials fired over ship collisions Lawmakers grapple with warrantless wiretapping program MORE (R-Ky.), is scheduled to speak that night.