On June 20, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was confronted by demonstrators at a Mexican restaurant in Washington, D.C. On June 22, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked to leave the Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, Virginia, by the eatery's owner.
On Monday, a woman and her 2-year-old son confronted Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt in a Washington restaurant. Pruitt resigned from his position Thursday, Newsweek reported.
The Richmond Police Department confirmed a call was made around 3:15 p.m. Saturday for a report of someone yelling at a political figure in the bookstore, adding that the call was canceled before officers could respond, the Times-Dispatch reported.
“We are a bookshop. Bookshops are all about ideas and tolerating different opinions and not about verbally assaulting somebody, which is what was happening,” Cooke told the newspaper.