Rep. Cynthia McKinney to Hold Press Conference

Fox News Channel reported this evening that Rep. Cynthia McKinney will hold a press conference tomorrow morning. Her attorney will also be present. The time has not been announced.

Update: More news outlets, see here, here, and here, are reporting on Rep. McKinney’s press conference; however, Rep. McKinney’s office has not yet released the time of the conference.

There is video of the confrontation but the Capitol police say it will not be released.

Rep. McKinney’s constituents react to her most recent scuffle:

On Wednesday, McKinney, a sixth-term Democratic congresswoman, entered a House office building unrecognized, refused to stop when asked, then struck an officer, according to police. No charges were filed, police said.

Asked what should happen to her on the Journal-Constitution’s Web site, most of the 234 people who wrote in said she should pay the consequences with a fine or even arrest.

“McKinney should be arrested for assault like anyone else would be and stand trial,” said one of them, identified only as “Atlantan,” on Thursday. “DeKalb County/Atlanta/Georgia is the laughingstock of the nation because of her continued childish and boorish behavior.”

Hank Johnson, a DeKalb County commissioner running against McKinney this year in the Democratic primary, also said Wednesday that voters should hold McKinney accountable for what he called “her continued pattern of irresponsible and reckless behavior.”

On a radio morning show on WSB Thursday, one caller called her “the state joke.”

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