Rep. Pramila Jayapal arrested for obstructing Senate office building

Democrats continue to exhibit obstructionist behavior, but they are now finally starting to pay the price.

Along with a group of almost 600 protestors, Democrat Rep. Pramila Jayapal was arrested for unlawfully demonstrating at the Hart Senate office building.

The Protest

Nearly 600 people, mostly women, gathered for the purpose of protesting Trump’s zero-tolerance immigration policy.

As they gathered inside the building, they started to chant “We Care” and “Abolish ICE.”

They are claiming the Trump administration is unnecessarily criminalizing immigrant families and separating children from their parents.

Of course, they are ignoring the fact these people are breaking the law.

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As politicians are known to do, several Democrats showed up at the protest to offer their support.

Among those attending that were not arrested were Senators Markey (D-MA), Hirono (D-HI), Gillibrand (D-NY), and Blumenthal (D-CT).

Senator Tammy Duckworth also attended, as she was spotted in her wheelchair with her daughter.

While all of those politicians were there, Jayapal was the only one actually arrested during the protest.

The March

The protest started at the Department of Justice.

As supporters were gathering, several speakers tried to get the troops all riled up before their big march.

The group apparently expected to get arrested, as organizers were seen breaking the marchers into smaller groups to review what they needed to do if they were taken into custody.

One of the speakers, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas, stated this event is not just a one day gig, but that “This is an everyday event.”

In addition to the usual signs, many of the protesters were also wearing the foil blankets seen being used by immigrants in pictures.

Several other protesters either had signs mocking the First Lady’s choice of attire when she visited immigrant facilities or had written the phrase “I really don’t care. Do u?” on their shirts and coats.

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Even though Trump has ordered an end to family separation, these protests continue and they do not appear to be going away anytime soon.

Liberals will not be happy until we are a country with no borders as well as no vetting for anyone coming into this country.

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