1st District Rep. Raul Labrador told the crowd that he usually spends about 10 or 15 minutes on opening remarks, “but since we have so many people, I’m not going to do that.” “It’s a great honor - I’ve been representing the 1st District of Idaho now for seven years,” he said. “I really enjoy doing town-hall meetings. I enjoy meeting with the constituents, and I’ve been doing them consistently since I was first elected.” He said, “I don’t mind if you boo me or if you yell at me, that’s fine, that’s part of the process. But ask your question … and try not to scream at each other. ... If you agree or disagree with my answer , be equally respectful. I’m going to try to do the same thing.” With that, he went straight to questions. People immediately lined...
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Labrador fields questions along with cheers, boos at lively town-hall meeting