Amy Schumer among 302 arrested for Senate office protests on Kavanaugh

Comedian Amy Schumer speaks to the crowd during the Women's March rally Saturday Jan. 21 2017 in Washington. In a global exclamation of defiance and solidarity more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches in the nation's capit

The Trainwreck actress joined demonstrators at the #CancelKavanagh event at Capitol Hill, which occurred a day before the Senate will begin voting on Republican President Donald Trump's pick. The cable network's reporter said Schumer was seen "being arrested".

Schumer was also pictured being detained by police, with a video featuring police asking her "Do you want to be arrested?" to which she responds "yes".

Comedian and actor Amy Schumer was detained by police in Washington on Thursday while protesting the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Hundreds of protesters, according to the publication, spoke at the site of the Congress against the possible approval for the post of judge of the Supreme court of the United States Brett kavanaugh, who is accused of sexual harassment.

The US Senate is expected to take a vote today on whether to advance Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court. Men that hurt women can't hold managerial positions. Your comments are synonymous with saying what a woman wears insights bad behaviour'.

Schumer's message of resistance left the fan she addressed in shock: "MY MOM AND AMY SCHUMER ARE GETTING ARRESTED TOGETHER AND AMY SAID HI TO ME".

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Schumer wrote, "if you actually listened to Dr Ford and then listened to Kavanaugh, you would have no doubt".

If eyewitness reports are true, comedian Amy Schumer has been arrested following the protest march.

Since the FBI's judgement increased the likelihood Kavanaugh would be voted into the Supreme Court, protests were organised on the Capitol steps. "I think we're going to get arrested, and we're so proud of you!"

The intensity around his potential place on the Supreme Court increased on Wednesday after an FBI investigation found "no corroboration" of Christine Blasey Ford's sexual misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh.

Police said they were unable to confirm the names of those arrested due to the large number of people being processed and released.

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