The Hill is reporting that the officers were given the order to arrest the CNN reporters. So who gave the order? It was obviously meant to cause viral moment.

by freq-ee

According to the Hill, the arresting officer said he was ordered to arrest the CNN crew.

So why would that order be given? Clearly it was to cause a viral moment and further exacerbate tensions.

This whole thing is being orchestrated for maximum effect.

Below is the full clip where they talk about the arresting officer claiming he was ordered to make the arrest.