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You're Blocking People': Progressive Activists Disrupt Hillary Campaign Event

You're Blocking People': Progressive Activists Disrupt Hillary Campaign Event

"Just sit down."

Activists protesting the Keystone XL pipeline interrupted a Hillary Clinton event in Maine Friday, standing up during the event and displaying signs against the controversial oil pipeline.

Clinton, who has not said what her position on the pipeline is, asked the activists to take a seat.

"It will be soon," she said about her decision to reveal her thoughts on the Keystone XL pipeline. "Just sit down. It will be soon."

When that didn't work, the Democratic frontrunner tried to quell their concerns by reminding them that she cares about the environment.

"Because I do care deeply that we combat climate change. And how are we going to combat climate change? By creating millions of clean energy jobs and millions of new jobs and businesses that will help us combat climate change and put Americans back to work," she said.

As the activists continued to remain standing, quietly disrupting the event, Clinton grew more confrontational.

"You're blocking people, please," she said. "What I have said is you will hear from me shortly and you will. But you are not going to hear from me today so don't interfere with other people being able to participate."

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Following those words from Clinton, the activists walked out of her event.

Clinton said Friday during a question and answer session that she would unveil her position on the pipeline soon.

"I have been waiting for the administration to make a decision. I thought I owed them that," Clinton said. "I can't wait too much longer. I am putting the White House on notice. I am going to tell you what I think soon because I can't wait."

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