Several interns on Capitol Hill for a program geared toward young black Republicans said an Uber driver refused to give them a ride together in Washington this week because two of them were carrying pro-Trump “Make America Great Again” hats.
“Denying me service -- because I know we were denied service based on our political thoughts and views -- will not change my political thoughts and beliefs,” Barrington said.
He is interning this summer in the office of Colorado GOP Rep. Ken Buck.
The Colorado Republican lawmaker's office says the congressman has complained to Uber.
Among those who have been asked to leave or protested at restaurants or other public places in recent weeks: White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, former EPA administrator Scott Pruitt and White House aide Stephen Miller.
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