A former Democratic candidate for the California Assembly was arrested Monday after refusing to leave Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s Bakersfield office in an episode she livestreamed on social media while calling for the congressman’s resignation over last week’s violence at the U.S. Capitol. McCarthy’s staff said Julie Solis entered the office shortly before 9 a.m. by following in a delivery driver, according to the Bakersfield Police Department. Former California Assembly candidate Julie Solis, wearing sunglasses, helped organize an anti-Trump rally in Bakersfield in February 2020. She was arrested Monday after refusing to leave Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s office. (Steven Mayer / Bakersfield Californian)AdvertisementSolis said in her livestream — a recording of which remained online — that she was expecting others to meet her at McCarthy’s office.
Source: Los Angeles Times January 12, 2021 19:45 UTC