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Police Arrest 8 AOC-Aligned Protesters Who Targeted Cruz at His House

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Houston police arrested eight people on Monday as dozens of protesters gathered outside the home of Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz.

“The large majority of the group are extremely peaceful out there expressing the First Amendment rights [to] protest against climate change,” Assistant Police Chief Ban Tien said in a video posted on the Houston Police Department’s Facebook page.

“Unfortunately, there was a small group who [was] actually committing trespassing into private property in front of the senator’s residence,” the officer added, saying that police warned them multiple times to stop.

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“Roughly eight individuals still refused to leave and we finally gave one final warning. And those individuals still refused to leave. And we explained to them the fact that they were violating a trespassing law,” Tien said.

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