Protester interrupts Michelle Obama at fundraiser

Michelle Obama Interrupted by Protester

The First Lady was speaking at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser in Washington

by #teamEBONY, June 5, 2013

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Protester interrupts Michelle Obama at fundraiser

Protester interrupts Michelle Obama at fundraiser

First lady Michelle Obama threatened to leave a nighttime fundraiser unless a protester quit interrupting her speech.

Mrs. Obama was speaking Tuesday evening at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser in Washington. According to a pool report from a reporter who attended the event, an audience member started shouting in support of an executive order on gay rights halfway through Mrs. Obama's remarks.

Mrs. Obama moved toward the protester and said the person would either, quote, "listen to me or you can take the mic, but I'm leaving.

 
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