Almost 300 protesters were arrested at a U.S. Senate building on Thursday afternoon as crowds of activists descended on Capitol Hill while lawmakers reviewed the FBI's report on the allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
She goes on to say that Kavanaugh being confirmed as a justice on the Supreme court is a message to women in the USA that they do not matter.
Dozens were arrested by Capitol police, including model Emily Ratajkowski.
Schumer and Ratajkowski, who both spoke earlier at the rally on stage with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, were photographed in the Hart building standing against a wall next a police officer.
Capitol Police around 4 p.m Thursday began arresting an unwieldy mob of some 300 protesters who have staged a sit-in protest inside a Senate office building's atrium. "She loves you very much", the comedian said. One Twitter user posted a video shortly before reports emerged of Schumer being arrested of the actress telling the camera, "I think we're going to get arrested".
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In the police report, Kavanaugh was questioned about apparently "throwing ice" at a man, an action that he denied at the time . Kavanaugh was not arrested, but the police report stated that a 21-year-old man accused Mr.
Thousands of women, including scores of sexual assault survivors, marched the ¾-mile strip of Constitution Ave. from the federal courthouse in D.C. where Kavanaugh now presides to the steps of the Supreme Court on Thursday.
Kavanaugh stood before the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee last week and denied all the allegations against him shortly after Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified she had been sexually assaulted by him when they were students at college. Show up! We will keep fighting. And no matter how this goes, they can not keep us down. Let's stay together. Let's fight.
Protesters cheered when news broke that another swing vote, Nebraska Democratic Sen.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday that Republicans would not be deterred by protesters.