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Oil train protesters disrupt Obama speech: ‘I gotcha, I heard ya,’ prez replies

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June 24, 2016 | Q13 Fox | SEATTLE (AP) —Protesters objecting to crude oil shipments on Northwest railways briefly interrupted President Barack Obama’s remarks in Seattle Friday night.

Speaking at a fundraiser Friday evening for Gov. Jay Inslee, the president paused when hecklers shouted, urging him to use his authority to stop the oil trains. The president responded, saying he heard them: “I gotcha. I heard ya. You made your point, but can I go on now?”

He then added, “I’ve still got six months. Give me a little time. We’re going to use those six months.”

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