Rand Paul strategist punched on Mackinac Island

Posted at 6:10 PM, Sep 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-18 18:10:23-04

A strategist for Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul claims he was punched in the face by Marco Rubio's national campaign manager while at a bar on Mackinac Island for a Republican conference.

In a Facebook post, John Yob says he was assaulted by Beeson and it was caught on video.

Last night I went to a bar on Mackinac Island for the GOP Mackinac Conference. I ran into a guy named Rich Beeson, who...

Posted by John Patrick Yob on Friday, September 18, 2015

The video of the alleged incident began circulating on the Internet. See it below: 

The Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference is held every other year on Mackinac Island. Several of the Republican presidential candidates are expected to attend the conference.