Radical left-wing environmentalists blocked Monday morning rush hour roads in New York City, igniting fury among Manhattan motorists looking to get to work.
Northbound lanes of FDR Drive were closed at Jackson Street in Manhattan before 9 a.m., WPIX-TV reported.
Extinction Rebellion NYC was behind the stunt, the station said, adding that the group was calling on President Joe Biden to push environmental reforms with the “Build Back Better” plan. Biden was scheduled to visit New Jersey Monday to pitch the plan, WPIX added.
Video cameras captured the road blocking as it unfolded: