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Hundreds Arrested At Protests Against Brett Kavanaugh's Nomination

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Hundreds Arrested At Protests Against Brett Kavanaugh's Nomination
Protesters throughout Washington D.C. and beyond are speaking out against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
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From outside Trump Tower in New York, to inside the Hart Senate building and on the steps of the Supreme Court, large groups gathered to protest the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh. 

Among those protesters was one of the women who just days ago confronted U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake in an elevator over his vote for Kavanaugh. 

"Today the mother in me is still raging," Ana Maria Archila said. "Today the mother in me is still unwilling to be quiet, is still unwilling to be nice, is still unwilling to be pretty and be shut up."

And celebrity protesters including Amy Schumer. Schumer said, "A vote for Kavanaugh is a vote saying women don't matter. Let's stay together. Let's fight. Let's keep showing up."

Schumer was also one of the more than 300 people U.S. Capitol Police arrested on Thursday for "unlawfully protesting." 

Thursday night during a campaign rally in Minnesota,  President Donald Trump continued to support his Supreme Court pick.

"Judge Kavanaugh will protect and uphold and defend the constitution of the United States as written," Trump said. 

Senators could take a final vote on Kavanaugh's nomination as soon as Saturday.

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN.