Heckler yells ‘Mr. President, f— you’ as Trump arrives at Capitol

A heckler hurled an expletive at President Trump as he arrived at the Capitol on Tuesday.

“Mr. President, f— you,” the person can be heard yelling in a clip shared by NBC’s Frank Thorp V.

The president’s entourage was reportedly en route to House Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) office in the Capitol when the heckler, who has not yet been identified, shouted the profane remark from the opposite side of the the Capitol rotunda.

According to an NBC News reporter, the woman who yelled the remark was a congressional intern.

The incident came as the Trump administration faces an outpouring of criticism from Republicans and Democrats for its “zero tolerance” immigration policy.

{mosads}The controversial immigration policy implemented earlier this year seeks prosecution for any adult crossing the border illegally. The measure has resulted in the separation of hundreds of migrant families
Former first ladies Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama on Monday both called for the practice to stop. Laura Bush, another former first lady, also called for the Trump administration to end the policy in an op-ed for The Washington Post on Sunday.
All 49 members of the Democratic caucus, which includes independent Sens. Bernie Sanders (Vt.) and Angus King (Maine), also signed on to legislation Monday to prevent the separation of immigrant families along the border. 
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