Democratic congressman arrested during voting rights protest

 

New York Democratic Rep. Jamaal Bowman was arrested Thursday during a voting rights protest at the US Capitol, his office said in a statement.
“Today, Congressman Jamaal Bowman joined a voting rights non-violent direct action at the North Barricade of the US Capitol Building and was arrested by the US Capitol Police,” Marcus Frias, a spokesman for Bowman, said in a statement. “We will provide more information and updates as we gather them.”
US Capitol Police said in a tweet that before noon Thursday, “demonstrators started blocking one side of the North Barricade outside the US Capitol,” adding that officers started making arrests after issuing three warnings to the protesters.
The department said it had arrested more than two dozen people in connection to the protest.
The demonstration comes hours after Democrats failed to change Senate rules in order to pass voting rights legislation ahead of the 2022 midterm elections. Continue Reading

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