Later, footage by MSNBC showed Schumer and Ratajkowski detained and parked against a wall, seemingly with their hands behind their backs.
She added, "Men who hurt women can no longer be placed in positions of power".
A full senate vote on Kavanaugh's confirmation is expected to happen on Friday. Actresses Amy Schumer and Emily Ratajkowski were also apprehended during the protests, yet they still ensured that the fight goes on.
Schumer told a CNN producer that she was arrested.
She goes on to say that Kavanaugh being confirmed as a justice on the Supreme court is a message to women in the U.S. that they do not matter.
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Russell was one of at least 20 women from ME who traveled to the nation's capital to protest Kavanaugh's nomination.
The protesters - including Amy Schumer - entered the Capitol Building at around 3:30 on Thursday afternoon.
Half an hour later, she was asked by a police officer who tried to escort her forwards: "Do you want to be arrested?"
Police have said they arrested 302 people during the demonstrations.
"The view from the floor where we're being arrested for protesting the appointment of a sexual predator on our nation's highest court", one tweet said along with two images showing several people in the atrium.
The protest in the United States capital city took place after senators were given a report by the FBI which investigated the allegations made against Kavanagh and which Republicans have said proves there was no wrongdoing.
Mr Kavanaugh, 53, a judge on the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, denies any wrongdoing.