Rep. Mike Honda, D-Calif., called Tuesday morning for the Justice Department to investigate the detainment and arrest of Ahmed Mohamed, the MacArthur High School freshman who brought a digital clock he reassembled to school.

"No student should face that kind of treatment," said Honda, a former educator and school administrator. "What should have happened didn't happen."

Ahmed, several members of his family and Ron Price–a former Dallas Independent School District trustee serving as a family adviser–joined Honda for a press conference.

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