Daily Kos: Ryans Sics Capitol Police on Disabled Protesters Fighting Trumpcare

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Daily Kos: Ryans Sics Capitol Police on Disabled Protesters Fighting Trumpcare

Here's a good look for House Speaker Paul Ryan: calling out the Capitol Police to arrest a bunch of people in wheelchairs who are fighting for their lives against his Trumpcare bill.

Members of the group ADAPT, which organizes disability rights activists, were protesting against the American Health Care Act currently being debated in Congress and proposed cuts to Medicaid.

“I want the Medicaid,” the protesters yelled and held signs that carried statements like “Medicaid= life 4 disabled.” The protest started around 2 p.m. […]

Just before 3 p.m., the police removed each protester by either wheeling them out of the room or helping them up off the floor.

Capitol Police made arrests and are still processing the scene, according to their office.

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