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Protester Throws Russian Flags At Trump (Video)

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Authorities dragged away a protester who pretended to be a reporter after he yelled "Trump is treason" and threw Russian flags at the president (video below).

President Trump was on his way to the Senate policy luncheon with Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Oct. 24, the Washington Examiner reports.

The GOP officials were gathering to discuss the future of tax reform, which the protester referenced when he launched his attack, reports The Hill.

"Why are they talking about tax cuts when they should be talking about treason?" shouted Americans Take Action protester Ryan Clayton. "This president conspired with agents of the Russian government to steal an election! We should be talking about treason in Congress, not about tax cuts!"

Shortly afterwards, U.S. Capitol police removed Clayton.

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This is not the first time that Clayton has made national news for publicly accusing the Trump family of treason.

In July, Clayton tried to get the president's son-in-law Jared Kushner to sign a Russian flag after he appeared before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

"Will you sign my Russian flag?" asked Clayton, before security pushed him away. "Sign my Russian flag please!"

Clayton later stated: "Kushner is the mastermind behind the Trump campaign's collusion with Russian agents in last year's election."

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"Putin helped Trump win to make Russia great again, not America," Clayton added.

Meanwhile, in February, Clayton also reportedly showed up to the Conservative Political Action Conference, where he and fellow activist Jason Charter handed out 1,000 small Russian flags emblazoned with Trump's name. Multiple attendees unwittingly waved their Russian flags while Trump spoke.

Clayton's most recent move quickly sparked controversy. Some were entertained by the news and applauded the activist.

"It was pretty funny," admitted one person in The Hill's comments section.

"Someone set-up a GoFundMe for this guy," wrote a second. "I want to donate!"

"Yes!!!" added another. "And yell out, "That's for Puerto Rico, you a*shat!!"

"Yes!!!" said one person commenting on Daily Mail's Facebook post about the incident. "Lol! Too bad it wasn't something to burn that long suffering animal he's growing off his head though... lol!"

Yet others were angered by Clayton's defiance.

"That's an attack on the President," chimed in one. "This individual should face justice for his actions."

"Did people throw their skyrocketing health insurance bills at Obama?" said a second. "Grow up, lefties."

"I guess he hasn’t followed recent events," commented another. "After more than a year and a half, zero evidence of Trump collusion. Nada. Nyet. But Hillary has a real Russia problem, as does Podesta. Mueller just announced he was probing the Podesta Group."

Sources: The Hill (2), Washington Examiner, Daily Mail/Facebook / Featured Image: Dmitry Dzhus/Flickr / Embedded Images: Wikimedia Commons,  DoD Photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dominique A. Pineiro, Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for Public Affairs/Wikimedia Commons

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