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 PaulBolton emerges as flashpoint in GOP debate on Iran US ambassador to Germany ruffles State Department with budget stand Overnight Defense: Congressional leaders receive classified briefing on Iran | Trump on war: 'I hope not' | Key Republican calls threats credible | Warren plan targets corporate influence at Pentagon MORE (R-Ky.), is scheduled to speak that night.