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Several congressional leaders - and John Cusack - staged a sit-in in front of the US Customs and Border Protection offices

Posted On: Jun 13, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Several congressional leaders - and John Cusack - staged a sit-in in front of the US Customs and Border Protection offices

Pramila Jayapal/Twitter
John Lewis and other congressional leaders protested the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant children from their families.
John Cusack was also at the protest and drew attention to it on social media.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions, appointed by President Trump, has a policy of separating families to discourage them from illegally crossing while seeking asylum in the US.
Congressional leaders - including Democratic representatives John Lewis, Raúl Grijalva, Jan Schakowsky, Luis Gutiérrez, Pramila Jayapal, and Joe Crowley - staged a sit-in in front of the US Customs & Border Protection offices in Washington, DC. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: Sneaky ways Costco gets you to buy more See Also: The 30 rudest cities in America, where manners are basically a foreign concept Kim Jong Un takes portable toilet to Donald Trump summit to stop people from 'analyzing his stool' For the second year in a row, the White House has failed to acknowledge Pride...

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