A protester hiding among a group of reporters threw a Russian flag at Trump and shouted, “Treason!” as the president made his way to a meeting with GOP senators on Capitol Hill Tuesday, an incident that was caught on camera as Trump walked alongside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.).
“Trump is treason!” a man shouted from an area designated for the press.
He was identified as Americans Take Action’s Ryan Clayton. Capitol Police later announced that Clayton was arrested and charged with “unlawful conduct.”
Clayton is known for expressing his anti-Trump views by tossing Russia flags. At the Conservative Political Action Conference in February, he spearheaded the distribution of over 1,000 Russian flags with Trump’s name printed across the middle.
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