Reporters allege Capitol Police blocked their coverage of health care protests, forced them to delete footage

(Credit: Reuters/Chris Keane/Getty/Alex Wong/Photo montage by Salon)

As reporters attempted to document protesters who interrupted the Senate’s vote to open debate repealing Obamacare on Tuesday, and their subsequent arrest for doing so, Capitol Police barred them from recording and taking pictures, telling them it’s “a crime scene,” according to Gabby Morrongiello, the Washington Bureau Chief of the New York Post.

About 10 protesters were handcuffed & removed from hallway outside

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