Rashida Tlaib and Abdul El-Sayed Arrested at Detroit Labor Rally  –  Deadline Detroit


Rashida Tlaib and Abdul El-Sayed were arrested, along with 16 others, at a pro-labor rally outside a Detroit McDonald’s Tuesday, local media sources report. 


Organized by the Fight for $15, a group advocating a $15-per-hour minimum wage, the two politicians — Tlaib the presumptive congressional representative for Michigan’s 13th District, El-Sayed an unsuccessful candidate in the state’s Democratic gubernatorial primary — were put in zip ties and taken to the Detroit Detention Center for processing and release after being ticketed for disorderly conduct. 


John Hewett from radio station WWJ videotaped El-Sayed’s arrest.

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