Obama heckled at White House event: ‘You’re in my house’

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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Wednesday shut down an activist who interruped his speech at a White House event honoring LGBT Pride Month.

The man was protesting migrant deportations under the Obama administration.

After several outbursts, the president said, “Listen, you’re in my house. … It’s not respectful.”

When the heckling persisted, Obama asked for the man to be removed from the East Room.

An immigration group later said the protester is a transgender undocumented immigrant.

According to a news release, he founded an advocacy group for LGBTQ immigrants who the group said are often excluded in the immigration debate.

 

 

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