The rain isn’t delaying the events of a long-planned protest, Occupy Congress, by members of the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Update 6:23 p.m., from the Federal Eye blog: A panel of the House committee chaired by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) plans to hold a hearing next week to probe public health and public safety concerns at the McPherson Square encampment of the Occupy D.C. movement.
Update 3:06 p.m.: U.S. Capitol Police are now reporting only four arrests from today’s protests. One was charged with assaulting a police officer, the other three for crossing a police line.
Update 1:20 p.m.:At least six protesters have been arrested, one while trying to jump a police barricade, during Tuesday morning’s Occupy Congress protest, according to The Post’s Annie Gowen. Occupiers are planning protests inside House office buildings, including Cannon, Longworth and Rayburn, this afternoon.
A full rally is expected Tuesday at 6 p.m.
Update 11:50 a.m.: