A left-wing protester was arrested on Capitol Hill after throwing Russian flags at US President Trump, who was making his way to eat lunch. “This president conspired with agents of the Russian government to steal an election,” he yelled towards Trump.
Watch: Protester throws Russian flags at POTUS – yells “Trump is treason!”
Russian flags were thrown at US President Donald Trump by a left-wing protester today (Tuesday) on Capitol Hill. The protester accused Trump of treason, said that the president had sold his election campaign and shouted: “Why is Congress talking about tax cuts when they should be talking about treason?”
The incident occurred as Trump was heading to the White House for lunch. The protester posed as a journalist and began shouting his protests as Trump walked by, while the president did not acknowledge the provocation.
Russian flags thrown at Trump Photo Credit: Reuters/Channel 2 News
The protester later identified himself as Ryan Clayton from Americans Take Action. According to the its website, Americans Take Action defines itself as a group of people who believe that the government must once again represent the citizens, the economy must work for the nation and the internet should be free and open for future generations.