Instead of dealing with Russia or handling our immigration crisis, President Barack Obama is busy visiting Los Angeles for fundraisers – on the taxpayers’ dime. And as you can see (above) a woman in labor was not allowed to cross the street to get to a hospital. How’s that for the #waronwomen?
Clearly, this woman should have thought about her decision to punish herself with a child. For shame!
Witnesses say a pregnant woman in labor was prevented by authorities from crossing a Los Angeles street to a hospital Wednesday because the road had been closed for President Barack Obama’s impending motorcade.
The unidentified woman was barred from walking the few hundred feet to the hospital for at least 30 minutes as authorities waited for the president’s motorcade to pass by, witness Carrie Clifford told TheBlaze early Thursday morning.
“I felt bad for her,” Clifford said. “It does happen when Obama comes to L.A. or I’m sure anywhere else. It paralyzes the city, it does make it complicated.”
Via The Blaze
KNBC-TV reporter Robert Kovacik posted footage on Instagram depicting the incident:
The video ends abruptly, but the officer explained:
As soon as we can — it looks like the motorcade is coming through right about now, so we’ll be able to open it up for traffic. The first thing we’ll try to get through will be an ambulance, but I can’t guarantee there will be…
Thankfully, after much pain and suffering, the motorcade FINALLY passed and medics rushed to the scene to help. But it’s unfortunate Obama’s fundraising needs took priority over her health and safety:
— Carrie Clifford (@CarrieClifford) July 23, 2014
— MP (@Mike92882) July 24, 2014