Reps. Maxine Waters and Adam Schiff along with Sens. Sherrod Brown and Ron Wyden are calling for an investigation into Mitch McConnell's Russia bribe.
By Imani Moise and Pete Schroeder
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic and Republican lawmakers pressed Wells Fargo & Co Chief Executive Tim Sloan for proof that the bank has moved past a string of customer abuse scandals at a tense hearing in Congress on Tuesday.
In the new Congress which convened last week members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) will have more power than they have ever had in the history of the United States.
In a Democratically-controlled House of Representatives blacks will hold an unprecedented level influence. Before, during the Republican-controlled House, not a single African-American chaired a committee or held a position of leadership.
Two more suspicious packages, similar to those intercepted before reaching U.S. President Barack Obama and other high-profile Democrats, were found addressed to California Congresswoman Maxine Waters, the FBI said on Wednesday.
Democratic U.S. Representative Maxine Waters said on Wednesday that her Washington office was the target of a suspicious package.
Michael Selyem, the lead hard-core gang prosecutor in the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office, is under internal investigation for a series of offensive posts on social media accounts that have now been deleted.
In a wild morning tweet storm President Donald Trump complained about Democrats who are “weak on crime,” the Fake News, the infestation of MS-13 gangs, unfair trade deals, “Crazy Maxine Waters,” and Nancy Pelosi. And as if that wasn’t enough, he also said that if it wasn’t for him the U.S. would now be at war with North Korea, and “all of Asia is thrilled.”
After taking a break for a few days Rep. Maxine Waters of California was back in the public eye on Saturday, responding to death threats she had received earlier in the week by saying if anybody comes after her they “better shoot straight.”
California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters has become a lightning rod in the culture wars brought to America by the Trump administration. Yesterday the owner of a bar and restaurant near Richmond, Virginia posted a racist rant on Facebook telling the outspoken Congresswoman to “shut your big fat lips” and “go back to Africa.”
Trump falsely claimed that Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) was calling for violence against his supporters then warned her that she should be careful.
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) terrified Republicans and their mainstream media enablers by calling for the public to confront Trump officials anywhere you see them in public over their policies.
Waters said that Kelly has "fallen prey" to a White House in which lying to the American public to protect Trump is a job requirement.
"I'm questioning the patriotism of all of those Republicans who are allowing this president to side with Putin, to wrap his arms around Putin."
"We're fiddling while Rome is burning. This president needs to be impeached. I believe that."
Actress Tracee Ellis Ross told Waters, "And thank you for being an extraordinary example for all of us, especially in these times.”
"More and more information is coming out about the connections of the Trump allies and some people in his cabinet and their connections to Russia, and it's only going to get worse."
Waters says she hasn't attended ceremonial activities because "I don't respect this president... I don't think that he deserves to be president."
A bully armed with a Twitter account is one thing, but the same bully with access to America's nuclear arsenal is a whole other ballgame.
"I really wish that there was some way we could rein him in. I wish that our foreign affairs experts could somehow get his ear and at least tell him to shut up, to just stop it."