Thursday, January 6, 2011

Birther Heckler in House Chamber Interrupts Constitution Reading

A spectator watching the House recite the Constitution interrupted the reading during to question Obama’s eligibility to be president. While Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) was reciting Article 2, Section 1 detailing that the president must be a “natural born Citizen,“ the unidentified heckler shouted out ”What about Obama?”:

The presiding speaker, Rep. Mike Simpson (R-OD) then chastised the gallery, reminding spectators that they are “guests of the House” and that outbursts are a “violation of the rules of the House.”


According to ABC News, the the heckler was a woman who was arrested. Her tirade also included a cry of “Help us, Jesus!”

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