31 People Arrested Outside New York City Hotel Hosting Republican Gala

PHOTO: A supporter of Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump fights with protestors demonstrating against Donald Trump in midtown Manhattan in New York, April 14, 2016. PlayMike Segar/Reuters
WATCH Protesters Arrested at GOP Gala in New York City

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.

PHOTO: Crowds of protesters gathered on April 14, 2016, near the Grand Hyatt New York where a Republican gala is going to be held, in New York. ABC News
Crowds of protesters gathered on April 14, 2016, near the Grand Hyatt New York where a Republican gala is going to be held, in New York.

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.

PHOTO: Crowds of protesters gathered on April 14, 2016, near the Grand Hyatt New York and in Grand Central Station where a Republican gala is going to be held, in New York. ABC News
Crowds of protesters gathered on April 14, 2016, near the Grand Hyatt New York and in Grand Central Station where a Republican gala is going to be held, in New York.

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