VIDEO: Rand Paul says he “just got attacked by an angry mob of over 100”

In a chilling Thursday night tweet, Senator Rand Paul wrote “Just got attacked by an angry mob of over 100, one block away from the White House. ”

He added “Thank you to @DCPoliceDept for literally saving our lives from a crazed mob.”

A video posted by Brendan Gutenschwager shows Paul surrounded by security while walking among a large crowd.

One Twitter user replied “Rand Paul chose to make himself subject of attention. Lots of security surrounding him.”

Another countered “Rand Paul and every other citizen should be able to walk the streets safely.

“He chose to act like the free man he is, and allow the public to see what happens when a dem mayor refuses to keep the streets safe.”