ENRAGED environmental activists descended on Ted Cruz's Texas home after being given multiple warnings to stay back from his property.
Pictures revealed Houston cops leading several young people away from the senator's house in cuffs after the demonstration kicked off on Monday evening.
Eight protesters were booked for alleged trespassing after they refused to leave the politician's front yard.
They were supposedly demanding that Joe Biden stop negotiating with Republicans like Cruz and instead, implement Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's climate plan.
These suspects were part of a bigger group of up to 70 people protesting climate change outside Cruz's house.
Assistant Police Chief Ban Tien posted a video statement about the incident to Facebook.
Tien said: “The large majority of the group are extremely peaceful out there expressing the First Amendment rights (to) protest against climate change.
“Unfortunately, there was a small group who was actually committing trespassing into private property in front of the senator’s residence.”
The police chief confirmed that the "particular group" taken into custody during the protest was repeatedly told to leave Cruz's home – but they refused to comply with the officer's instructions.
“Roughly eight individuals — still refused to leave and we finally gave one final warning and those individuals still refused to leave,” he explained.
“We explained to them the fact that they were violating a trespassing law. They acknowledged they understood and they chose to be arrested.”
One Texas Tribune reportedly revealed that the protest was part of the Sunrise Movement.
The group had marched 400 miles from New Orleans to Houston in an effort to raise awareness about environmental issues.
Erin Douglas tweeted: "About 50 @sunrisemvmt protesters outside of Ted Cruz Houston home today demanding Biden stop negotiations with the GOP and pass @AOC civilian climate corps plan.
"A few are on the lawn as the crowd sings 'Whose side are you on?' About a dozen police and security watching."
Douglas also revealed that they were hoping to highlight issues like hurricans, pollution, and the "Texas freeze" via their 400-mile march.
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