The cinema was greeted by more protesters, this time at the DC airport
Senator Kyrsten Cinema was the target of another group of protesters on Monday after landing in Washington, DC for this week’s Senate session. This time it was Reagan National Airport.
The Arizona Democratic Party was the second target by party activists in four days.
Video footage showed the cinema on her cell phone as she flew from Arizona to Reagan National Airport, awaiting her arrival.
At least 12 people surround her, and many film her on their cell phones. You can see the TSA agent walking behind the senator.
Protesters asked him what to cut from Biden’s $ 3.5 trillion social program budget, which covers education, healthcare and the environment. The cinema did not respond NBC reporter on site..
On Monday, President Joe Biden defended an activist who openly confronted Cinema and his fellow moderate Senator Joe Manchin.
Cinema and Manchin have become public targets of liberal anger and gear in popular culture, claiming they oppose the $ 3.5 trillion price tag and are too expensive to vote.
Both senators were publicly confronted with activists, including a group chasing a movie theater in the washroom at Arizona State University on Friday while she was teaching. Cinema was also stepped up on Saturday Night Live on weekends. Meanwhile, a fleet of kayaking activists have recently flocked to the barges in Manchin DC, putting pressure on the senators. The senators came to discuss with them.
The two meetings were filmed by activists who posted images on social media.
Senator Kyrsten Cinema was targeted by another group of protesters waiting for him at Reagan National Airport after landing in Washington, DC for this week’s Senate session.
At least 12 people around Senator Cinema film her on their cellphones, while TSA agents can be seen behind the Senator
Biden didn’t think the activists’ actions were appropriate, but said they shrugged, saying it was “part of the process.”
“I don’t think these are the right tactics, but it happens to everyone. For those who have the Secret Service around, the only one is not happening. So that’s part of the process. “He said.
The cinema released a statement on Friday to detonate activists, saying it was “not a legitimate protest.” She said activists interrupted her classes at the university.
The cinema said it used deception to enter the locked building.
“My students have been unfairly and illegally sacrificed. It is totally inappropriate, ”she said in a statement.
“It is the duty of elected leaders to prevent honest political differences from fostering an environment that functions as the basis of Vitriol – by raising the temperature of political rhetoric and creating an empowering structure for unacceptable behavior. I will create it. “
She had previously met the group behind Sunday’s protest and added that she would continue to speak to Arizona with mixed opinions.
“Activist organizations can ask their members to put themselves at risk by engaging in illegal activities such as entering closed university buildings, disrupting learning environments and filming students in the bathroom. This is unacceptable, ”she said.
Protesters wanted Biden’s legislative agenda to include immigration reform and begged Senator Arizona to do something about it. Video footage shows that she was not involved with them when she got out of the toilet and washed her hands.
An activist said to him: We can leave you away if you do not support what you have promised us, just as we have won you.
On Friday, a group of activists chased Senator Kyrsten Sinecine into the washroom at Arizona State University, demanding that the Democratic Party address the immigration issue.
“We knocked on the door for you to win. Just as we conquered you, if you do not support what you have promised us, we can leave you absent, ”threatens an activist.
Meanwhile, Manchin faced a kayak in West Virginia on Friday. The kayak floated to his $ 700,000 yacht, Almost Heaven.
He came to speak to them and assured them that he was working to pass a reasonable bill.
“We work hard, we really are,” Manchin said, watching the protesters who rowed to speak to him. “We want to get a good bill that is balanced. It is well done. And I think that is not enough for some and for others. I know there are too many.
Biden, meanwhile, accused two senators of postponing his program.
He didn’t call Manchin and Cinema by name, but it was clear who he was talking about when he pointed out he couldn’t get two Democratic votes in the Senate.
“They need 50 votes in the Senate,” he said of Democrats. “I have 48.”
Manchin and Cinema opposed the $ 3.5 trillion price tag. The president, parliamentary leaders and White House staff continue to negotiate with the two as Biden tries to push through the legislative agenda.
“We were able to sign 99% of the party, two or two,” Biden told White House reporters after commenting on the debt ceiling.
Biden ran for president with the ability to exchange and promote his legislative experience.
He is currently balancing tight legislative strings.
Progressives in the House of Representatives refuse to back its $ 1.1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure program unless the $ 3.5 trillion budget package is passed by the Senate. But Manchin and Cinema will not vote for the $ 3.5 trillion package.
White House spokesman Jen Psaki said Monday that Biden would hold a virtual meeting with the Progressive House Democrats in the late afternoon and speak to moderates later in the week.
A few hours of talks last week in the dark, gloomy basement of the Capitol until late at night failed to secure the deal. President Nancy Pelosi postponed the vote on the planned infrastructure bill from Monday to Thursday and tried to hold a session on Friday to save presidential time, but that did not help.
Senator Joe Manchin addresses kayak protesters swarming on a barge in Washington, DC
Protesters kayaked the ship and asked why senators did not support their party’s $ 3.5 trillion bankruptcy bill.
President Joe Biden beat Republicans for refusing to raise debt ceilings in a White House statement Monday morning.
So Biden went to Capitol Hill on Friday afternoon. So he closed the door and begged the party Liberals to cut over $ 1 trillion and support the $ 2 trillion package.
And it will fly to Michigan on Tuesday to begin nationwide marketing.
Manchin and Cinema have been criticized by the liberals for not publicly naming the price tags. After intense criticism last week, Manchin said he would back the $ 1.5 trillion package, and Cinema declined to reveal his number, but said he had personally informed Biden and the executives of the Congress.