PressTV-Thousands rally in US against Trump’s top court pick

Police in Washington have arrested nearly 60 people who were protesting against the nomination of US President Donald Trump’s embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to the country’s Supreme Court.

US Capitol Police, which is responsible for protecting Congress, said Thursday that 57 of the protesters were arrested for “unlawful demonstration activities” and another two in the same location were arrested and charged with crossing a police line.

The arrests in the nation’s capital not far from the steps of the high court came as thousands rallied across the country in solidarity with female university professor Christine Blasey Ford, whose accusations against Kavanaugh has provoked outrage on both sides of the controversy.

Anti-Kavanaugh protesters wanted to “make sure our voices are heard and our concerns are raised and to make sure senators understand that while they may still vote to confirm him, we will not forget when it…

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