Nancy Pelosi Shouted Down by Immigration Activists at News Conference

WASHINGTON DC- FEBRUARY 27 Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer  and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi deliver a 'prebuttal' to President Donald Trump's upcoming address to a joint session of Congress at the National Pr

More than four dozen immigration activists upset with Democrats for negotiating with President Trump shouted down House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi at a San Francisco news conference Monday.

In a statement before the event, Pelosi said that "following the Trump Administration's reckless decision to end the DACA initiative, communities across the country have joined together to advocate for protections for patriotic and courageous Dreamers". Barbara Lee and Jared Huffman, both Democrats from California. Protesters interrupt Pelosi at SF DREAM Act event The Democratic leader was barely able to speak over the chorus of chants. But the legislation is now the central part of an anticipated agreement between Trump and Democratic congressional leaders that would couple the bill with unspecified plans to bolster security along the U.S. -Mexico border. Several identified themselves as "undocumented youth" - presumably beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program or other dreamers.

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But on Monday, Pelosi came face-to-face with people who say they would be directly affected by any change in policy. "We all are fighting for comprehensive immigration reform", Pelosi said. Former President Barack Obama hit record deportation numbers during his first term, although removal rates fell later in his presidency. "We demand accountability. Democrats are not the resistance of Trump".

San Francisco Chronicle reporter Evan Sernoffsky said on Twitter that some in the group were yelling "all of us or none of us". ICE stands for Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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Pelosi walked out after telling the group that it was clear they "don't want any answers", NBC's Bay Area affiliate reported.

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