31 People Arrested Outside New York City Hotel Hosting Republican Gala

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Thirty-one people were arrested Thursday night near midtown Manhattan's Grand Hyatt Hotel, where the New York State Republican Gala was held, the NYPD tells ABC News.

The hotel hosted a group of GOP donors and political heavyweights, as well as the presidential hopefuls, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich.

A much smaller group of protesters were seen in the elevator bank with reporters, when they started chanting: "We ready, we coming!"

They were escorted out by police.

People were also seen being taken away from the protest outside of the hotel.

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