Louisiana congressman filmed pushing activist at D.C. news conference
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Video of Congressman Clay Higgins pushing an activist away from a Capitol news conference is gaining attention online.
Higgins defended the actions he took in the below video:
In a statement from the congressman's office released to KATC in Acadiana, Higgins said "Activist was a 103M. Threatening. He was escorted out and turned over to Capitol Police. Textbook."
The activist said he was detained by D.C. Police and is accusing Higgins of assault.
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