Amy Schumer arrested at Brett Kavanaugh protest

Amy Schumer detained while protesting Brett Kavanaugh in Washington DC	 	 	 			Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer detained while protesting Brett Kavanaugh in Washington DC Amy Schumer

US Capitol Police say 302 people were arrested for illegally protesting inside the buildings, after they blockaded access to the Capitol steps. "We will win. A vote for Kavanaugh is a vote saying women don't matter". Schumer and Ratajkowski were among them.

Comedian-actress Amy Schumer was also reportedly detained while protesting against Kavanaugh, according to MSNBC.

Additional footage shows them waiting to be processed near a wall with officers.

Ratajkowski posted a photo of her during the protest on her Instagram announcing that she has been arrested.

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Following a rally outside Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse, where Kavanaugh now works, Schumer and several protestors made their way to Hart Senate Office Building.

Hundreds of people have turned up at the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington DC to protest Donald Trump's pick.

She added, "Men who hurt women can no longer be placed in positions of power".

Later, Washington Post reporter Marissa Lang wrote on Twitter that Schumer was, in fact, arrested.

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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been accused of sexual assault by three women.

Protestors sloganed "We believe Dr Christine Blasey Ford", the university professor who has accused Kavanaugh of drunkenly and violently sexually assaulting her at a party when they were teenagers.

Kavanaugh has repeatedly denied the allegations.

However, Midler took one last jab at trying to prove her point by linking to a report of a Twitter user about how the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) ignored testimonies from former classmates of Kavanaugh. The final vote on Brett Kavanaugh is expected to take place on Saturday.

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