Obama rallies supporters around immigration plan, but still gets heckled

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President Obama rallied supporters around his immigration plan during a speech in Las Vegas on Friday, but he couldn’t avoid getting heckled.

Two men interrupted the president as he spoke at Del Sol High School, saying his executive action, which could shield as many as 5 million people from deportation, did not go far enough.

“That’s right, not everybody will qualify under this provision. That’s the truth,” Obama replied. “That’s why we’re still going to have to pass a bill.”

The men continued to shout and Obama tried to talk him down, extending his arm toward them.

“I’ve heard you, but what I’m saying is this is just a first step.” he said. “I’ve been respectful to you, I want you to be respectful to me.”

Overall, the crowd inside the Del Sol High School gymnasium was very friendly toward the president and drowned out the heckler with cheers…

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