Here’s Every Time Hecklers Derailed The Democratic Debate
Protesters heckled Democratic candidates during the second evening of 2020 primary debates Wednesday night on CNN.
Former Vice President Joe Biden was interrupted when protesters screamed “3 million deportations,” citing the number deported under the Obama administration. (RELATED: Hot Mic Catches Joe Biden’s First Words To Kamala Harris)
“Please be respectful in the crowd,” CNN moderator Don Lemon warned as protesters continued to yell.
Protesters also interrupted New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker with chants of “fire Pantaleo.”
The cries refer to New York Police Department (NYPD) officer Daniel Pantaleo, who the Justice Department ruled on July 16 not to prosecute over his involvement in the 2014 death of Eric Garner on Staten Island in New York.
The protests caused Booker to pause for several moments while moderators calmed the crowd.
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