WebXtra: Tyler Tea Party

By Layron Livingston - bio | email

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Organizers say they expected maybe 300 people for the Tyler Tea Party.

By the end of the day, organizers say there were close to 1,400 people in downtown Tyler for the event.

Representative Louie Gohmert was a guest at Longview's Tax Day Tea Party, but even after things wrapped up in there, he stopped off in Tyler to speak to lingering crowd members.

Many of the people wanted to make sure they were listed on the roll.

They stepped up to sign up a banner - at least 20 feet long - a "Declaration of Grievances" organizers intend to deliver to lawmakers in Washington.

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