Anti-Trump protesters block 101 Freeway in downtown L.A.

A few protesters briefly blocked traffic on the northbound 101 Freeway in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday morning before being hustled off of the roadway by authorities.

The protesters unveiled an anti-Trump banner shortly after 8 a.m. near the Los Angeles Street onramp to the freeway, the California Highway Patrol reported.

Five protesters were taken into custody, and the lanes were quickly cleared, according to the CHP.

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