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D.C. Police Arrest Orlando Man for Attacking Police Officer Near Rand Paul

The Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia has arrested an Orlando, Florida, man who allegedly assaulted a police officer near Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) as the lawmaker and his wife were mobbed by protesters after leaving President Donald Trump’s Republican National Committee acceptance speech at the White House.

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., center, and others, are escorted by Metropolitan Police after attending President Donald Trump's acceptance speech at the White House, Thursday night , Aug. 27, 2020, in Washington, after a crowd had enveloped Paul as he left the event and demanded that he acknowledge police shooting victim …