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Truckers Protested The Government Shutdown By Attempting To Clog D.C. Traffic

Truckers frustrated by the shutdown slowed traffic around the Capital Beltway to 15 miles per hour.

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About 30 commercial vehicles and 15 pickup trucks participated in the protest, Virginia police told NBC Washington. Traffic slowed to about 15 miles per hour. Police stopped the truckers and warned them not to impede traffic.

Here's video from the protest:

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