"Right now 60 disability rights advocates are staging a die-in in front of Senator McConnell's office to protest cuts to Medicaid which will eliminate home and community-based services that have secured disabled people's freedom", the group said in a Facebookpost.
But the protest soon turned into chaos as footage shows police dragging protesters from the floor outside McConnell's office. "Our lives and liberty shouldn't be stolen to give a tax break to the wealthy".
As the ACLU put it, "We can't believe this needs to be said, but it's not okay to drag people out of wheelchairs when they're protesting legislation". They called their protest a "die-in". They said that they will release a statement with arrests and charges later today.
The demonstrators were dragged out of the Capitol Building for protesting the bill even US President Donald Trump has told confidants is "mean". The new health care bill, titled the "Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017", would cut back the expansion of Medicaid, a program that provides health care to millions of low-income Americans.
Bustle has reached out to Capitol Police for comment. Toomey seemed to express support for the bill, but also said he will thoroughly examine the draft and welcomes all feedback.
The bill also gets rid of the individual mandate and its taxes but retains many of Obamacare's tax credits.
This appears to be a good signing for Chelsea , but former assistant coach Ray Wilkins doesn't like the idea. That's not to say that United boss Jose Mourinho isn't interested in being reunited with Matic, however.
After almost four years, Jimmy Spithill will once again lead ORACLE TEAM USA into battle against Emirates Team New Zealand . Simon van Velthooven, who won a bronze medal in track cycling at the London Olympics, was aboard for Race 3.
President Donald Trump keeps the issue at the top of his agenda. "The Asahi Shimbun's report that U.S. But he expressed confidence that South Korea and the U.S. can resolve the nuclear standoff if U.S.
The GOP has targeted Pelosi in House races nationally, most recently in the Georgia special election won by a Republican. But Pelosi continues to command great loyalty from many in the House, and she insisted her position was not in jeopardy.
He averaged 10.9 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game while shooting 39.2 percent from three-point land previous year . People can expect me to be a fierce competitor, someone who can lead a team, get out and defend, and play my game.
Notably, it was the former, who dumped out Wawrinka with a straight set win over the Swiss star in his tournament opener. The Spaniard had the advantage of serving first in the deciding set which rolled inexorably towards a decisive tiebreak.
No one was injured during the incident, though it seemed some passengers were struggling after getting off the plane. The flight landed back in Perth two hours later, shaking the entire time, passengers said.
It subsequently annexed the strategic plateau overlooking northern Israel, but that annexation is not worldwide recognized. The Israeli army also added that its airstrikes targeted two tanks and a post from which the mortars were allegedly fired.
Wildfire near Castaic Lake
The exponential fire growth that occurred on Saturday was partly due to the tall grass that thrived in the recent rains. The fire was continuing to move into the Angeles National Forest around 4:30 p.m., according to Licon.
AP analysis shows how gerrymandering benefited GOP in 2016
How the court rules could influence congressional redistricting and legislative reapportionment nationwide after the 2020 Census. House elections, though experts caution those measurements are less statistically meaningful in states with few districts.