Tag Archives: Maxine Waters

Maxine Waters: “I’m Not Celebrating, I’m Relieved”

ABC News reports: Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) said she was relieved when former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murdering George Floyd on Tuesday. “Someone said it better than me: I’m not celebrating. I’m relieved,” Waters told reporters after the verdict was read. Waters had been on the receiving end of intense backlash from Republicans following remarks she …

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Motion To Censure Waters Fails In Party Line Vote

Fox News reports: GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy introduced a privileged resolution on the House floor Tuesday to censure Rep. Maxine Waters for her controversial comments to Minnesota protesters over the weekend urging them to “get more confrontational” if ex-Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin is not found guilty of the death George Floyd. But Democrats moved quickly to table the resolution in …

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Scalise Defends “Peaceful” Trump, Condemns Waters

The Washington Post reports: House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) on Tuesday defended President Donald Trump’s speech ahead of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, saying he advocated peaceful protest, unlike Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) during her recent appearance at a Minnesota rally. Pressed on why he hadn’t criticized Trump’s Jan. 6 speech — which was central to the …

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McCarthy Says He’ll Move To Censure Maxine Waters

The Guardian reports: The Republican leader in the House of Representatives and an extremist congresswoman who champions “Anglo-Saxon political traditions” have demanded action against the Democratic representative Maxine Waters, after she expressed support for protesters against police brutality. On Saturday, Waters spoke in Brooklyn Center, the Minneapolis suburb where Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, was shot and killed by …

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QAnon Rep To Intro Resolution To Expel Maxine Waters

The Hill reports: GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (Ga.) announced on Sunday that she plans to introduce a resolution to expel Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters (Calif.) from Congress. Greene in a statement on Sunday said that she will “be introducing a resolution to expel Rep. Maxine Waters from Congress for her continual incitement of violence.” The Republican lawmaker specifically targeted …

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Maxine Waters Blows Fuse Over Jordan’s Questioning Of Fauci: “Respect The Chair, Shut Your Mouth” [VIDEO]

The Insider reports: California Rep. Maxine Waters erupted at Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan on Thursday while the Republican lawmaker was berating Dr. Anthony Fauci during a House subcommittee hearing on the COVID-19 pandemic. Jordan has frequently made headlines for his loaded, and often misleading, criticisms of Fauci, who is the US’s top infectious disease expert. Waters intervened on Thursday as …

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Cultists Threaten To Kill Maxine Waters With AK-47

The New York Daily News reports: California Rep. Maxine Waters revealed Tuesday that she received unnerving death threats in the weeks before and after the bloody pro-Trump attack on the U.S. Capitol, including a voicemail from a Mississippi man who said he wanted to kill her with an assault rifle. “You are a disgusting piece of s–t … If I …

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Maxine Waters Dedicates Bill To Sister Dying Of COVID

“I not only rise in support of this legislation. I also would like to rise in support of what we’re doing for the health care enhancement act in this bill. And I’m going to take a moment to dedicate this legislation to my dear sister who is dying in a hospital in St. Louis, Mo., right now infected by the …

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Zircon & Burlap: Maxine Waters Deserves Death Threats

“You have to understand the reason why she go around disparaging and demeaning our president is because what is she hiding? The president is draining the swamp and we want to know what is she hiding? She is probably getting a lot of kickbacks and some paddywhacks. “And it’s probably about to be exposed and that’s why she always go …

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Rep. Maxine Waters Condemns Decision To Release Accused Coast Guard Terrorist: “This Is Outrageous”

“I am deeply appalled by Judge Charles Day’s decision yesterday to release Christopher Hasson, a devout and self-described white nationalist Nazi sympathizer, from federal custody because of federal prosecutors’ decision not to charge Hasson under federal terrorism, attempted murder, and other statutes outlawing threats of violence against federal officials. This is outrageous.  “There is no reason this white nationalist should …

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Maxine Waters On Bombs: “I Ain’t Scared” [VIDEO]

Blavity reports: In a Blavity Politics exclusive interview on Wednesday, Waters sounded off on finding out she was one of the intended victims. In her response, Waters spoke to how President Trump’s hateful rhetoric has only helped to incite various hateful attacks that have unfolded since his time in office. “I don’t know whether the bombs are real or not, …

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Time Warner Center Bomb Was Delivered By Courier, Suspicious Package Also Mailed To Rep. Maxine Waters

CNN reports: The package sent to the Time Warner Center was delivered by courier, law enforcement sources tell CNN. It was addressed to John Brennan, the former CIA director, and “Time Warner (CNN).” CNN previously reported that the package addressed to George Soros was put in the mailbox, not mailed, according to a separate law enforcement source. In a mid-day …

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CNN’s Ken Cuccinelli Posts Fake Maxine Waters Quote

Media Matters reports: CNN legal and political commentator Ken Cuccinelli, a Republican who formerly served as Virginia’s attorney general, shared a fake quote from Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) that an “illegal immigrant” should be nominated to the Supreme Court. In late June, a Twitter “parody” account pretending to be CNN tweeted an image of Waters appearing on CNN with a …

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Extremists Fail To Show At Maxine Waters’ Office

The Los Angeles Times reports: A group of far-right protesters who planned to demonstrate outside Rep. Maxine Waters district office in South Los Angeles on Thursday afternoon failed to show up, but dozens of counter protesters did.  The Oath Keepers, a far-right anti-government group that purports to have many veterans as members, said they would protest outside the Los Angeles …

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Rep. Maxine Waters Warns Supporters Not To Confront Armed Extremist Militia Group Protesting At Her Office

Roll Call reports: Rep. Maxine Waters of California warned her supporters not to be baited into a confrontation with a a far-right militia group planning a protest at her South-Central Los Angeles office Thursday. The Oath Keepers, which claims 35,000 members who often dress in military gear and carry military-grade rifles at protests and events across the country, issued a …

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Pro-Trump District Attorney Suspended For Facebook Post: Why Hasn’t Someone Shot Maxine Waters Yet?

The San Bernardino Sun reports: The lead hard-core gang prosecutor in the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office is under investigation for a series of offensive rants on social media, triggering demands for his dismissal. Deputy District Attorney Michael Selyem, who joined the D.A.’s Office 12 years ago, targeted outspoken U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, former first lady Michelle Obama, Mexican …

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Zircon & Burlap: Maxine Waters Is A Terrorist [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: “The president is right. Maxine Waters’ I.Q. is very low,” Diamond began. She then said this: “We look at her as a domestic terrorist. She is telling Americans to attack other Americans. It’s a problem. Maxine Waters and her rhetoric it is like the gift that keeps on giving to the Republican Party so we want her to …

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Trump: “Crazy Maxine Waters” Will Cost The Democrats

The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump predicted Tuesday that voters will reject Democrats in the mid-term elections because of lawmakers like “Crazy” Maxine Waters, D-Calif., who called on people to harass Trump administration officials. Waters faced backlash last month for encouraging her supporters to harass members of the Trump administration they see in public. Trump said antics like that, along …

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Rep. Maxine Waters On Death Threats Against Her: If You Shoot Me, You Had Better Shoot Straight [VIDEO]

Buzzfeed News reports: California Democratic congresswoman Maxine Waters told would-be assassins to “shoot straight” Saturday in response to death threats she says she’s received since encouraging people unhappy with the president’s immigration policies to publicly confront members of the Trump administration. Waters, who has long been an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump, made the comments during a speech at …

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Hannity Blames Maryland Shooting On Maxine Waters

“You know imagine you go to work and this is what you’re dealing with today, some crazy person comes in — and I’m not turning this into a gun debate, I know that’s where the media will be in 30 seconds from now. That’s not it. You know, as I’ve always said, I mean honestly — I’ve been saying now …

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