Activists have accosted Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., at an airport and on her way to the bathroom. They also plan to follow her at the Boston Marathon Monday, pressuring her to support President Biden‘s $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill, the Build Back Better Act.
Activists from the Green New Deal Network, a coalition of 15 organizations, plan on “bird-dogging” Sinema during the marathon, the organization announced in a press release, according to The Boston Globe.
Last week, video emerged showing Green New Deal Network Chief of Staff Kunoor Ojha accosting Sinema at Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C., pressuring her to support the Build Back Better Act.
“Hi, Senator Sinema? I want to ask if you can explain to the American people what you’re planning on cutting from Joe Biden’s ‘Build Back Better’ plan?” Ojha asked while Sinema attempted to have a phone conversation.
“Do you want to cut climate priorities? Is it elder care that you want to cut, or is it child care?” she continued.
While Sinema was at an airport, a Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient named Karina approached the senator, asking if she would commit to