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Martin Sheen is seen on the center steps of the Capitol before being arrested during a weekly rally with Jane Fonda to call for action on climate change Friday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Martin Sheen is seen on the center steps of the Capitol before being arrested during a weekly rally with Jane Fonda to call for action on climate change Friday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Even Capitol Police are fans of “The West Wing.”

Actor Martin Sheen, best known in D.C. for playing President Jed Bartlet in Aaron Sorkin’s classic NBC drama, was on the Hill on Friday for the last of Jane Fonda’s weekly climate protests. Sheen and actor Joaquin Phoenix were apprehended by Capitol Police after the crowd of protesters moved to the Capitol steps. According to a spokesperson for Capitol Police, 147 people were arrested for unlawful demonstration.

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