Dozens of indignant protesters had been arrested exterior the Capitol Hill places of work of a number of senators Monday as opposition to Supreme Court docket nominee Decide Brett Kavanaugh grew stronger and extra vocal.
Protesters carrying indicators and chanting slogans stuffed hallways exterior the places of work of Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. Eva Malecki, communications director for Capitol Police, confirmed the arrests had been made on the Dirksen Senate Workplace Constructing however wouldn’t say what number of.
The protests come hours after a second lady accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault within the 1980s. Deborah Ramirez, 53, informed The New Yorker journal that Kavanaugh, 53, uncovered himself to her whereas taking part in a consuming sport at a celebration throughout their freshman 12 months at Yale College.
Democrats are demanding a delay within the Senate Judiciary Committee listening to set for Thursday the place Kavanaugh and one other accuser are scheduled to testify. Christine Blasey Ford says Kavanaugh assaulted her at a celebration whereas each had been highschool college students in Washington, D.C.
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