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Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017

Rep. Grijalva arrested protesting outside of Trump Tower in New York City

Democratic Rep. Raúl Grijalva of Tucson was arrested this morning during a protest in front of the Trump Tower in New York City, according to information from his campaign office.

Democratic Reps. Luis Gutiérrez of Illinois and Adriano Espaillat of New York, and Speaker of the New York City Council Melissa Mark-Viverito were also arrested, according to a post by Grijalva’s staff on his campaign’s social media accounts.

Grijalva, a first-generation American, has been an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump. He boycotted Trump’s January inauguration.

Check back for additional information as this story develops.

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