The protest was the result of President Donald Trump using many Heritage policy wonks to create his federal budget proposals.
According to The Federalist, a group of approximately 200 protestors stood inside the lobby of the private organization’s headquarters for about 25 minutes. Some carried signs
The group was organized by People's Action which put out this tweet of the group inside Heritage.
Why is funding possibly going to border wall when our communities have no clean water? @realDonaldTrump @Heritage #WaterIsLife #RiseUp2017 pic.twitter.com/6h8BFtTXbr— People's Action (@PplsAction) April 25, 2017
People’s Action held a convention featuring Bernie Sanders and Van Jones as speakers on Monday, followed by the protest on Tuesday beginning at the White House, according to their website.
The group is a lefty organization with very broad politically correct goals. From their mission statement:
People's Action is new natl org with affiliates in 30 states. We’re fighting for community over greed, justice over racism, and people & planet over big biz.-RW