Rep. Maxine Waters said Sunday that U.S. citizens should band together to force Trump administration officials out of retailers like department stores.

The comments come after a Virginia restaurant on Friday refused to serve White House press secretary Sarah Sanders because of her position in the White House. The restaurant owner specifically cited the Trump administration's stance on transgender people serving in the military.

“If you see anybody from the cabinet in a restaurant, in a department store, and a gasoline station, you get out and you create a crowd to push back on them and you tell them they’re not welcome anymore, anywhere,” Maxine, a Democrat from California, said at a rally.

The owner’s decision to boot Sanders from the Lexington, Va.-based Red Hen says "far more about her than about me,” Sanders tweeted.

The episode occurred after a week of festering tensions over the administration’s decision to begin separating migrant children from their parents. Trump signed an executive order last week to reverse the new enforcement policy his administration put in place, but some are expecting it to draw legal challenges.

Some pundits have linked the Sander’s incident to a Supreme Court decision that ruled in favor of an owner who refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple. Conservatives touted that ruling as a key victory for religious freedom.