Obama Gets Heckled About Guantanamo Bay During Speech On Terrorism


President Obama is heckled by Code Pink protestor Medea Benjamin about Guantanamo Bay during his speech on terrorism at the National Defense University on Thursday.

OBAMA: There is no justification beyond politics for congress to prevent us from closing a facility that never should have been opened.

HECKLER: Excuse me, President Obama, you are commander-in-chief--

OBAMA: Today--

[crowd applauds]

OBAMA: So, let me finish, ma'am. So, today once again, today-- I'm about to address it. You gotta let me address it.

HECKLER: ...close Guantanamo Bay...

OBAMA: Why don't you sit down and I'll tell you exactly what I'm going to do. Thank you. Ma'am, thank you. You should let me finish my sentence. Today, I once again call on congress to lift the restrictions on detainee transfers from Gitmo.

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