Dozens of Border Declaration Protesters Arrested Outside NYC Trump Hotel

Breitbart | 2/16/2019 | Staff
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Dozens of protesters railing against President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration to build a wall along the U.S. southern border with Mexico were arrested outside the Trump International Hotel & Tower in New York City Friday evening.

Several videos from the protests showed some of the arrested activists with their hands tied behind their backs being escorted into police vans after protesters blocked traffic in the middle of a busy street outside the hotel.

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The protesters held signs with the words “Rise and Resist” and “No Wall, No Way,” wearing yellow “Abolish ICE” vests while chanting, “This emergency is fake!” and “Shame!” according to the video.

New York Police Department (NYPD) officers stood nearby, warning the activists that they were “unlawfully in the roadway” blocking traffic.

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The NYPD did not immediately release the exact number of protesters arrested Friday evening, but...
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