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"Occupy" Protester Interrupts Congressman Turner's Local Swearing-In Ceremony

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Occupy Wall Street protestors made an unexpected appearance at Congressman Bob Turner's ceremonial swearing-in on Sunday in his district Queens.

Months after he took office, the Republican took an oath before a large crowd at Queens Metropolitan High School in Forest Hills.

Former Mayor Ed Koch and Congressman Peter King attended the ceremony.

One demonstrator had to be escorted out after interrupting the ceremony to bash Turner on some of his foreign policy votes.

"Bob Turner has sold out Queens and Brooklyn voters by voting for the [South] Korea, Colombia and Panama free-trade agreements which will outsource 219,000 U.S. jobs to sweatshops," a demonstrator claimed.

Turner beat State Assemblyman David Weprin in the race for Anthony Weiner's former congressional seat earlier this year.

The congressman was officially sworn in by House Speak John Boehner in September.

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