Capitol Police forcibly remove health care protesters outside Mitch McConnell's office

Capitol Police began forcibly removing protesters who gathered outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office on Thursday to voice concerns over the Senate GOP's unveiled health care legislation.

Video footage and photos of people being dragged out of the building were posted to Twitter by multiple reporters.

Following months of closed-door meetings, Senate Republicans unveiled their new health care bill on Thursday morning that, if passed into law, would replace former President Barack Obama's signature health care law -- the Affordable Care Act.

The 142-page bill is expected to curb Obamacare's expansion of Medicaid for low-income Americans.

The crowd gathered outside McConnell's office was reportedly chanting, "No cuts to Medicaid save our library," according to ABC News reporter Mariam Khan.

The scene outside McConnell's office:

Protesters removed from outside Sen. Mitch McConnell's office
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Protesters removed from outside Sen. Mitch McConnell's office
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Capitol Police are physically removing protesters who are staging a "die-in" in front of McConnell's office
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Capitol police are dragging people away from Mcconnell's office.
Blood on the floor outside of Leader Mcconnell's office as protestors are physically being removed.
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