Obama Gets Heckled About Guantanamo Bay During Speech On Terrorism

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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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