Amy Schumer arrested during DC protest of Kavanaugh’s nomination

Amy Schumer arrested during DC protest of Kavanaugh’s nomination

Amy Schumer arrested during DC protest of Kavanaugh’s nomination

Protesting at the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington DC, the actresses, who worked together on the film I Feel Pretty, had multiple issues with police which were captured on social media. The Senate will hold a procedural vote on Kavanaugh's nomination on Friday, setting in motion a possible final vote on Saturday.

One fan even received a personalised message from Schumer who was protesting alongside her mother when they were both arrested. "She loves you very much", the comedian said.

Thousands of protesters, survivors of sexual assault among them, gathered outside the courthouse in the United States capital where Kavanaugh now sits as a federal judge and walked in unison to the supreme court, where he hopes to secure a lifetime appointment.

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. "I believed he was going to rape me", she told the judiciary committee.

But that didn't stop the fearless men and women who are part of the anti-Kavanaugh protests in Washington DC, even after police detained and arrested them.

Director Michael Moore tweeted a picture of himself with Schumer and said he was "so proud" of her for taking part of the protest and "being detained by the Capitol Police". Most especially now that the US Senate is set to vote for him after the FBI investigation reportedly cleared him of any suspicion of misconduct. We're going to keep showing up.

So the thousands of demonstrators streamed into the Hart building, chanting and singing against Kavanaugh, whom multiple women have accused of sexual assault. Many spread out banners and sat on the floor, then were put in plastic handcuffs by law enforcement and led away. She said Schumer was among those arrested and was still being processed.

Mr Kavanaugh, 53, a judge on the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, denies any wrongdoing.

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