Sen. Vincent Fort talks about his arrest.

Moral Monday protesters arrested at Capitol

Ten protesters, including state Sen. Vincent Fort, D-Atlanta, were arrested Monday in Gov. Nathan Deal’s office after refusing police orders to leave.

The protesters are part of a group called Moral Monday, who want Deal to agree to expand the state’s Medicaid program. Police had warned the protesters that anyone left in Deal’s office after 5 p.m. would be arrested.

There are protesters still outside the Capitol.

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