Caribbean American legislator arrested for protesting Trump Supreme Court nominee


Jumaane Williams as he protested against US President Donald Trump. (CMC)

NEW YORK – A Caribbean American legislator has been arrested for protesting United States President Donald J. Trump’s nominee for the US Supreme Court.

New York State Lieutenant Governor candidate Jumaane Williams, the son of Grenadian immigrants, who represents the 45th Council District in Brooklyn, was arrested Monday night outside Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan as he protested the President’s nomination of District of Columbia’s Court of Appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the highest court in America.

Williams was charged with disorderly conduct and released from New York Police Department (NYPD) custody shortly after midnight.

Before being arrested with a group of protesters,…

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