WASHINGTON (AP) - Officials at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum say the McDonald's inside the museum was not shut down during a strike involving fast-food workers employed by federal contractors.
Museum spokeswoman Claire Brown says the McDonald's remained open Tuesday, contrary to claims by strike organizers that the fast-food outlet had to close.
Brown adds that two men were arrested inside the museum on charges including disorderly conduct and assault of a police officer.
Organizers say striking workers also forced four fast-food businesses to close inside the food court at the Ronald Reagan Building.
The one-day strike was the latest in a series of strikes by fast-food workers around the country to protest low wages. Tuesday's action was meant to highlight the large number of low-wage workers employed by federal contractors.