“My hope is that we can provide some help by passing federal laws that will help prevent some of the things that may happen in Texas,” 彼は言った.
The Texas Democrat said that during the protest he went with others into the street to pray, at which point they were warned by law enforcement that if they did not move they would be arrested. He said that he remained in the street and was subsequently arrested by US Capitol Police along with two other individuals for blocking traffic.
“I am willing to suffer the consequences for the actions that I intentionally engaged in. It was a peaceful protest. The officers were very respectful. I was respectful of them, 私たちは, 私たち全員,” 彼は言った.
A spokesperson for the US Capitol Police told CNN in response to a request for comment, “three demonstrators were arrested for crowding, obstructing, or incommoding” 火曜日に.