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“You’re In My House!” President Obama Claps Back At Heckler During LGBT Speech

President Obama had to stand his ground during a recent speech.

He was addressing the importance of Civil Rights for members of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community as it is currently LGBT Pride Month. In the middle of his speech, Obama was heckled by one of the attendees in the crowd.

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“Not one more deportation” the person said.

“Listen you’re in my house…” Obama retorted and the crowd went wild with applause.

“…It’s not respectful. You’re not gonna get a good response from me by interrupting me like this. Shame on you” Obama told his heckler who since been identified by CNN as Jennicet Gutiérrez.

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Gutiérrez is a transgender founding member of FAMILIA TQLM, an advocacy group for LGBT immigrants who believe they are excluded in the immigration debate.

He would not stop interrupting the President who gave him an ultimatum of being quiet or being escorted out. Security eventually had him removed from the room.

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“As a general rule I am just fine with a few hecklers. But not when I’m up here in the house,” Obama said.

“…If guests are eating the hors d’oeuvres and drinking the booze they’re typically expected to listen respectfully” he added.

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