HOUSTON: Violent anti-Trump protesters block TX-35 near Hobby Airport

HOUSTON: 4/13 A group of anti-Trump protesters blocked TX-35 northbound for 2 hours before being broken up by police.

The protest caused traffic to back up for several miles. Police confirm 8 arrests were made. Witnesses told reporters that the protest was mostly non-violent, but a few protesters got into a violent altercation with a driver trying to force his way through the blocked highway. Witnesses say the truck inched into the sitting protestors until the tires were touching their knees. This is when witnesses say some of the protesters began kicking the sides of the truck until the driver came out, only to be greeted with kicks and punches. The driver was also arrested. No names have been released by authorities.

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