Saturday, November 1, 2014

Hillary Clinton heckled by immigration activists in Maryland


Immigrants rights activists are taking on the Democrats and do not appear to be going away.  

Yahoo News reports that Hillary Clinton was heckled by immigration activists while speaking at a campaign rally for Anthony Brown, the Democratic nominee for Maryland governor.

“Immigration is an important issue,” Clinton said as the first wave of protesters were escorted from a University of Maryland gymnasium where the rally for Brown was held. "If they had just waited a little while, I was getting to the Dream Act." Clinton's supporters tried to drown out the protesters — chanting "Hillary! Hillary!" — as she attempted to address their concerns. “I’m a strong supporter of comprehensive immigration reform,” she continued. “We have to treat everyone with dignity and compassion.”

Clinton was interrupted at least three more times by the so-called dreamers — undocumented immigrant students who claim that the Obama administration has not done enough to support them. 

"[T]he demonstations provided a preview of what Clinton can expect to face in the next 24 months, should she run for president in 2016."


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