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Rep. Rashida Tlaib briefly detained at Detroit Metro Airport

Posted at 5:09 PM, Feb 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-14 22:32:17-05

ROMULUS, Mich. (WXYZ) — Representative Rashida Tlaib was briefly taken into custody at Detroit Metro Airport.

Tlaib was taking part in a protest with picketing catering workers at the McNamara Terminal when she was briefly detained.

A spokesperson for Tlaib's office says she was immediately released.

Photos of the protest, which include some showing Tlaib blocking the road, were posted on Twitter.