Protester throws Russian flags at President Donald Trump before Capitol Hill lunch

Small Russian flags bearing the word

President Donald Trump was heckled by a protester hurling a number of Russian flags in the air as he entered a GOP policy lunch on Capitol Hill.

On July 24, man standing with reporters who identified himself as "Ryan Clayton with Americans Take Action" tried to hand a Russian flag to Jared Kushner and asked Kushner to sign it.

Clayton, 36, of Sterling, Virginia, was preliminarily charged with unlawful conduct, Capitol Police spokeswoman Eva Malecki said in a statement.

Several journalists in attendance captured the moment on video.

Looks like someone threw Russian flags like confetti when Trump walked into the Senate.

"The reason we trolled Trump with these flags is to draw attention to the Russian interference in our most recent American election, helping to decide the outcome in favor of the Trump campaign", Clayton wrote in a piece for the Huffington Post. A man dressed in a suit suddenly threw at least six flags at the president and began bellowing, "Trump is treason" and "Why are you talking about tax cuts when you should be talking about treason?" Clayton shouted at another point. You can see the protester hidden in the press pool at the bottom of the frame, throwing the Russian flags at Trump.

"Why are you talking about tax cuts when you should be talking about treason?"

Clayton is head of the group Americans Take Action and, as the name suggestions, is no stranger to direct-action tactics.

The incident occurred just before lunch, where the President planned to meet with Senate Republicans.

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