activists confront Biden, Clinton and Obama (VIDEO)

22 activists confront Biden, Clinton and Obama (VIDEO)

The trio of US presidents have been interrupted a number of instances throughout a fundraising occasion in New York

US President Joe Biden, alongside together with his predecessors Barack Obama and Invoice Clinton, have been heckled by pro-Palestine protesters on Thursday evening at a fundraiser organized by the Democratic Celebration.

The marketing campaign occasion at Radio Metropolis Music Corridor in New York Metropolis, which raised a record-breaking $25 million, was disrupted by demonstrators demanding an instantaneous ceasefire in Gaza.

The three presidents have been being interviewed by late-night speak present host Stephen Colbert, once they have been unexpectedly shouted down by the protesters.

One lady warned Biden he had “blood on his fingers” over his stance on the battle in Gaza. “Disgrace on you Joe Biden! You might be funding genocide in Palestine, and no quantity of false concern… she cried. One other shouted: “You’re out of your f***ing minds.”

Though they have been eliminated by safety, the occasion was interrupted a minimum of 5 instances by demonstrators, in keeping with media reviews.

Outdoors the venue, a whole lot of pro-Palestinian protesters swarmed the long-lasting Radio Metropolis Music Corridor. The demonstrators, protesting Biden’s dealing with of the battle in Gaza and his continued assist for Israel, chanted slogans together with “Genocide Joe has obtained to go!” and “Free, Free Palestine.” Many waved Palestinian flags whereas others held indicators denouncing Biden as a “battle felony.”

Israel declared battle on Hamas after the militant group unexpectedly attacked southern Israeli cities on October 7, killing some 1,200 individuals and taking up 200 hostages. Greater than 32,000 individuals have been killed in Gaza for the reason that Israeli bombardments of the enclave started, in keeping with native authorities.

The UN has warned of an unprecedented humanitarian disaster with dire shortages of meals and drugs. Nevertheless, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has rejected worldwide requires a ceasefire and vowed to proceed the battle till Israel wins a “complete victory” over Hamas.

The New York occasion, a part of Biden’s reelection effort, provided donors totally different tiers of entry relying on how a lot cash they donated to the marketing campaign. Donors might give $100,000 for a photograph with all three presidents, and $250,000 for entry to an on-site reception.

A donation of $500,000 would reportedly safe donors an invitation to an much more unique gathering. Supporters unable to shell out the massive bucks have been advised they may dial into the occasion just about for $25.

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