Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene held an impromptu protest in Southern California on Saturday after a third venue canceled their 'America First' rally just hours before they were set to take stage.
As an alternative to the rally, the duo convened a 'Free Speech Peaceful Protest' with about 100 supporters outside the Riverside City Hall.
Later Saturday night, Greene posted a video of her and Gaetz walking barefoot on the beach where they were also surrounded by an entourage of supporters holding signs, cheering and yelling 'Freedom' and 'We love you!'
'[Matt Gaetz] and I are proud to fight for America in the halls of Congress,' Greene tweeted just after 11 p.m. pacific time on Saturday. 'Thank you, Southern California for showing up even though the communists tried to cancel us!!'Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
The protest in Riverside, a city about 55 miles east of Los Angeles, came after a third California venue canceled Greene and Gaetz's rally.
Conservative Representatives Matt Gaetz (right) and Marjorie Taylor Greene (left) held an impromptu protest outside Riverside City Hall on Saturday after a third Southern California venue canceled their 'America First' rally
'They may try to cancel us online, they may try to pursue us in real life, they may try to shut down our venues, but we will take this fight to them in the courts, in the halls of Congress and, if necessary, in the streets,' Gaetz yelled to a crowd of about 100 supporters
The city of Anaheim announced Saturday morning that the venue, Pacific Hills Banquet & Event Center, had to cancel the events only 10 hours before it's start time.
The cancelation, the city said, was due to concerns over safety, especially amid rising cases of the Delta COVID-19 variant, but more importantly it was nixed due to the 'divisiveness' of the two far-right lawmakers.
The venue's general manager Javad Mirtavoosi told the Orange County Register on Friday that when the event was first booked the center