Democrat Congresswoman Arrested After Leading Protesters Into Senate Building: OfficialsEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

U.S. Capitol Police on Thursday arrested Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio) during a protest at the Hart Senate Office Building in the Capitol. Photos taken by media outlets show Beatty, the chair of the Congressional Black Congress, being led away by a female officer while in handcuffs. Beatty also appeared to celebrate her own arrest, posting photos of herself on Twitter being led away by the Capitol Police officer. The protest appeared to be about voting rights and demonstrating against GOP-led state legislatures passing election integrity measures in recent months. “I stand in solidarity with black women and allies across the country in defense of our constitutional right to vote,” Beatty said in a statement after her arrest. “We have come too far and fought too hard to see everything systematically dismantled and restricted by those who wish to silence us. Be assured that this is just the beginning. This is Our …Read More

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