Walk Out: Congress Staffers Protest Grand Jury Decisions

Congressional staffers walked out of their jobs Thursday afternoon in a symbol of solidarity with protests taking place around the country over the lack of indictments in the Eric Garner and Michael Brown cases, NBC News reported. Staffers stood on the steps of the Capitol building holding their hands up — a symbolic gesture seen at many protests. Meanwhile inside the Capitol, the House of Representatives was struggling to come up with the votes to pass a government funding bill that would keep the government open past midnight.

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