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Obama Raises His Voice, Scolds Reporter During Immigration Speech (With Video)


President Obama got into a heated exchange with a reporter during an afternoon speech outlining his administration's new immigration policy.

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The president, on two occasions, scolded a man who had interrupted Obama's speech with a question. Obama raised his voice and pointed his finger.

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Fox News has identified the reporter as Neil Munro of The Daily Caller. The New York Times media reporter, Brian Stelter, got reaction from Tucker Carlson, head of the Caller. Carlson defended his reporter:

A seemingly frustrated Obama did not take questions once done.

You can watch the full exchange below (which occurred in two parts):


Here is a shortened version:


UPDATE: The reporter involved has issued this statement, via the Daily Caller:

“I always go to the White House prepared with questions for our president. I timed the question believing the president was closing his remarks, because naturally I have no intention of interrupting the President of the United States. I know he rarely takes questions before walking away from the podium. When I asked the question as he finished his speech, he turned his back on the many reporters, and walked away while I and at least one other reporter asked questions.”

UPDATE II: MSNBC's Mike Viqueira was standing next to Munro and details what, exactly, the Daily Caller reporter said to the president:

This story has been updated.

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