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Annual Congressional Baseball Game descends into chaos after climate change protestors storm the field in Washington DC – before being tackled to the ground and arrested by cops

At  least eight climate change protestors have been arrested by police in Washington DC after storming the field during the annual Congressional Baseball Game.

The yearly event – which began back in 1909 – sees Republicans and Democrats put aside their differences for charity, but they couldn’t escape political scrutiny on Wednesday night as multiple protestors made their voices heard.

After pro-Palestine flags were unfurled in the crowd, climate change protestors were then seen jumping the barriers and storming the field at Nationals Park, the home of Major League Baseball’s Washington Nationals.

The game was stopped amid chaotic scenes, which saw some protestors pounced on as soon as they landed on the field, while others escaped capture for a few seconds before being tackled to the ground.

As cops arrested the protestors on the field, clips posted online showed other spectators chanting ‘USA! USA!’