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Obama Protested By Birthers In Florida

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WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 09: U.S. President Barack Obama answers questions during a press conference in the East Room of the White House August 9, 2013 in Washington, DC. Obama answered questions on national security issues and related matters during the press conferece. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) | Getty

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle were met with signs saying "Obama lies" and "Kenyan Go Home" ahead of a speech in Florida on Saturday.

According to a White House pool report, the president's motorcade was pulling into the Hilton Orlando where the Disabled American Veterans are holding their convention when it passed about 50 protesters on both sides of the street. The protesters -- "many of them older and most of them white," according to the report -- were holding birther signs and signs calling to "Impeach Obama."

Obama cited progress in reducing the backlog of disability claims in his address Saturday. The first lady also addressed the veterans during the appearance, the Obamas' last before they go on vacation.

UPDATE: Below, a photo of the "Kenyan Go Home" sign, via BuzzFeed's Andrew Kaczynski:

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