Protesters stormed the entrance of Citadel's headquarters in Chicago Monday to demand that the rich pay more in taxes.
DEVELOPING: Protesters demanding the rich pay more taxes are blocking entrance to #Citadel headquarters in Chicago. https://t.co/fCTdf8Vlht— FOX Business (@FOX Business) 1462817735.0
The protesters at the hedge fund chanted that the “billionaires” inside should “pay your fair share.”
"BLOCKING CITADEL ENTRANCE:"Hey, you, billionaires...pay your fair share!" #FightFor15 #MoralMondaysIL https://t.co/Qy93DBnpDj— Fight For 15 Chicago (@Fight For 15 Chicago) 1462817539.0
#MoralMondaysIL interrupting business as usual & calling for a moral budget. @GovRauner: Are you listening? #twill https://t.co/n2R0cGXjwa— The People's Lobby (@The People's Lobby) 1462820572.0
CPD trying to push their way in. #MoralMondaysIL #twill https://t.co/d4RrSFV70d— JASC (@JASC) 1462819580.0
A few Twitter users said that they worked inside the building and expressed annoyance at the interruption of their work day.
I work in the Citadel Center and no one can even go to lunch. Lack of info in here for us. @fox32news @ABC7Chicago #chicagoprotest— Joseph Greene (@Joseph Greene) 1462820971.0
Just a normal Monday at the office out here in #chicago #protest https://t.co/bdU5IHVeUO— DJ (@DJ) 1462816388.0
Still waiting for lunch to be delivered to the office but apparently not past these guys... #chicago #protest https://t.co/QMuKsAFnMr— DJ (@DJ) 1462816576.0
Some of the protesters were eventually arrested.
Gene from @SeniorCaucus getting arrested. #MoralMondaysIL #twill https://t.co/CSuAc9sROI— People's Action Inst (@People's Action Inst) 1462819754.0
Huge line of cops outside @CITADEL. Arrests ongoing. Brave folks putting their bodies on the line! #MoralMondaysIL https://t.co/ss08W16eR6— Emma LaBounty (@Emma LaBounty) 1462819799.0
Chicago police are arresting protesters at Citadel headquarters in Chicago. Tune in now to @TrishIntel for details https://t.co/Z8hECgiX7P— FOX Business (@FOX Business) 1462820010.0
BREAKING: 19 protesters have been arrested in Chicago during demonstrations known as "Moral Mondays." https://t.co/bau3BS8rOU— FOX Business (@FOX Business) 1462822834.0