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  • Pranksters: Maxine Waters Fell for Call from 'Greta Thunberg' Offering a Taped Trump Confession

    01/03/2020 11:42:20 AM PST · by doug from upland · 40 replies
    breitbart ^ | 1-3-20
    The Russian pranksters famous for tricking House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) into seeking nude pictures of President Donald Trump are claiming that they just got Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) — for a second time. YouTubers Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexey Stolyarov, who go by the names Vovan and Lexus, recently called Waters’s office and, with the help of a female colleague, pretended to be teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, TIME‘s “Person of the Year” for 2019, and her father, claiming to have a taped confession from Trump admitting to the exact charges in House Democrats’ articles of impeachment which...
  • Maxine Waters: Ben Carson doesn't have the intelligence to be HUD secretary

    11/26/2019 8:11:15 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 126 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/26/2019 | Thomas Lifson
    How on earth is Maxine Waters able to judge the intelligence of Dr. Ben Carson, a world-renowned surgeon who invented new surgical procedures while a professor at Johns Hopkins Medical School, at the very top of prestige and accomplishment in academic medicine? Yet the arrogant House member from Los Angeles, who somehow, on the basis of a political career, manages to live in a multimillion-dollar house in one of the fanciest neighborhoods in Los Angeles, denigrates the intelligence of one of the greatest medical innovators in the country and world. You can watch for yourself as Waters criticizes the intelligence...
  • Maxine Waters, Who Opposes Solitary Confinement, Wants to Throw Trump in Solitary Confinement

    10/01/2019 3:47:57 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 40 replies
    freebeacon ^ | OCTOBER 1, 2019 | Alex Griswold
    'Impeachment is not good enough for Trump' Rep. Maxine Waters (D., Calif.) expressed her desire to throw President Donald Trump in solitary confinement despite her previous opposition to the practice. Waters suggested that Trump should be tried and executed for treason or at the very least placed in solitary confinement after Tump characterized the Ukraine phone call whistleblower as "close to a spy." "Impeachment is not good enough for Trump," the often-outspoken congresswoman argued on Twitter. "He needs to be imprisoned & placed in solitary confinement. But for now, impeachment is the imperative." Despite her enthusiasm for putting Trump in...
  • Inglewood mayor’s $342K-a-year assistant escorted out of City Hall, hires high-profile lawyer

    09/06/2019 8:05:29 PM PDT · by george76 · 59 replies
    Pasadena Star News ^ | September 6, 2019 | JASON HENRY
    Melanie McDade-Dickens hasn't been back to her office since July, and her name has been scrubbed from the city website ... Melanie McDade-Dickens, a former campaign worker for Inglewood Mayor James Butts Jr. who later secured a city job paying $342,000 in salary and benefits, was escorted out of City Hall in July and has not returned, according to her attorney. McDade-Dickens, who has served as Butts’ aide for the past eight years, was one of the city’s highest paid employees in 2018, according to publicly released figures. But her contact information has been removed from a staff directory on...
  • Maxine Waters: Force us to ban assault weapons 'or kick our a--- out of Congress!'

    08/06/2019 6:39:46 PM PDT · by Libloather · 70 replies
    The Hill via MSN ^ | 8/06/19 | Rachel Frazin
    Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) urged Americans to demand that their representatives ban assault weapons or kick their "a---" out of Congress. "Americans, please stop tolerating the pain, suffering, and prayers of families, friends, neighborhoods & all caring Americans. Demand the Members of Congress get rid of ALL assault weapons or kick our a--- out of Congress!" she tweeted Tuesday.
  • IQ rates are dropping in many developed countries and that doesn't bode well for humanity

    05/23/2019 8:01:27 AM PDT · by BadLands59 · 55 replies
    NBC ^ | 5/22/2019 | Evan Horowitz
    IQ rates are dropping in many developed countries and that doesn't bode well for humanity An intelligence crisis could undermine our problem-solving capacities and dim the prospects of the global economy. People are getting dumber. That's not a judgment; it's a global fact. In a host of leading nations, IQ scores have started to decline. SNIP If we want to prevent America from suffering this fate, we’d better figure out why IQs are dropping elsewhere. But it’s uncharted territory. Until recently, IQ scores only moved in one direction: up. And if you're thinking, "Isn't the test set up so that...
  • Wells Fargo, TD Bank have already given Trump-related financial documents to Congress

    05/23/2019 5:53:07 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 48 replies
    MSNBC Via MSN ^ | 3 May 2019 | Leigh Ann Caldwell and Alex Moe and Mike Memoli
    WASHINGTON — A key congressional committee has already gained access to President Donald Trump's dealings with two major financial institutions, two sources familiar with the House probe tell NBC News, as a court ruling Wednesday promised to open the door for even more records to be handed over. Wells Fargo and TD Bank are the two of nine institutions that have so far complied with subpoenas issued by the House Financial Services Committee demanding information about their dealings with the Trump Organization, according to the sources. The disclosures by these two banks haven't been previously reported. Both TD Bank and...
  • Maxine Waters' leadership of House hearing 'a travesty,' panel's top Republican says

    05/18/2019 3:46:23 AM PDT · by Libloather · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/17/19 | Brie Stimson
    Tensions between House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters, D-Calif., and ranking member Rep. Patrick McHenry, R.-N.C., reportedly overflowed Thursday during a hearing with bank regulators. Waters abruptly ended the nearly three-and-a-half hour session with little warning, Republicans complained, while McHenry and at least one Democrat still wanted to ask questions, Politico reported. Waters rebuffed McHenry’s request for more time, saying she wanted to keep her time commitment to the bank regulators, the Washington Examiner reported. "If a mistake was made and you were not notified, we will deal with that later,” she said.
  • Maxine Waters: We’re going to have to impeach

    04/23/2019 5:46:32 PM PDT · by Libloather · 44 replies
    MSNBC via MSN ^ | 4/23/19
    Congresswoman Maxine Waters recently tweeted an endorsement of impeachment proceedings, saying “Mueller kicked the impeachment ball to the Congress. The Constitution gives the responsibility to Congress to impeach an unfit president - "high crimes and misdemeanors." What more do we need?”
  • Maxine Waters calls Barr a 'lackey and a sycophant' for Trump

    04/19/2019 4:17:06 AM PDT · by Libloather · 42 replies
    Fox News via MSN ^ | 4/18/19 | Liam Quinn
    While some of her fellow Democrats were questioning the credibility of Attorney General William Barr over his handling of the Robert Mueller report, Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., took that criticism to another level. The California Democrat trashed the attorney general Wednesday night on the eve of Special Counsel Mueller’s report being released to the public, calling Barr “a lackey and a sycophant” for President Trump. “I never expected Barr to do anything that would be respectful to the members of Congress or to include us in any real way,” she told MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, joining colleagues fuming over the decision...
  • Wall Street critic (Mad Maxine) Waters rakes in corporate campaign money

    04/15/2019 6:50:58 PM PDT · by Libloather · 5 replies
    Politico ^ | 4/15/19 | ZACHARY WARMBRODT
    Rep. Maxine Waters is embracing corporate campaign contributions as the new chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, even as some progressive Democrats have sworn off fundraising from businesses. **SNIP** Even industries that Waters has bashed were willing to make contributions to the new chairwoman. TransUnion's PAC gave $5,000 to her campaign on Feb. 15, two weeks before its CEO testified with other credit reporting executives at a Financial Services hearing intended to showcase their companies' shortcomings. Other corporate PACs that contributed to Waters' campaign included those operated by Amazon, NASDAQ and the Independent Community Bankers of America. Boeing and...
  • In One Stunning Clip, Maxine Waters Proves She’s the Dumbest Person in Congress

    04/10/2019 8:28:02 PM PDT · by montag813 · 102 replies
    24News ^ | 04-10-2019 | Sheri Urban
    by Sheri Urban The House Banking Committee, led by (ahem) "distinguished" Democrat Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), called in the nation’s top bankers on Wednesday to arrogantly lecture them on greed and political correctness. During her questioning Mad Maxine asked the bankers about what they were doing with their own loan policies to help those suffering with massive student loan debt. Each of the bankers on the panel sat for a moment in stunned silence, and then -- trying to hide a smirk -- quickly reminded the Banking Committee Chairperson that they no longer make ANY student loans. As in...NONE....
  • Maxine Waters grills big bank CEOs on interactions with Russia

    04/10/2019 10:25:22 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 35 replies ^ | 4/10/19 | Foxnews Maxine Waters grills big bank CEOs on interactions with Russia
  • Mnuchin, Maxine Waters get into fiery exchange over length of hearing

    04/10/2019 2:18:35 AM PDT · by Libloather · 30 replies
    The Hill ^ | 4/09/19 | MICHAEL BURKE
    Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), the chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, engaged in a fiery exchange Tuesday with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin over the length of his testimony before the committee. The exchange grew heated as Mnuchin requested to leave the hearing because of a meeting he said he had scheduled with a foreign leader. After Waters told Mnuchin that he was free to leave, Mnuchin asked her to dismiss the hearing, saying that she was supposed to "take the gavel and bang it.” “Please do not instruct me as to how I am to conduct this committee," Waters...
  • Maxine Waters: You better believe I’m still going to try to impeach Trump

    04/03/2019 6:05:08 PM PDT · by Libloather · 53 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/03/19 | Becket Adams
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is not quite running a tight ship. Despite the California congresswoman’s repeated calls for her colleagues to focus on legislation and move on from the fantasy of drafting articles of impeachment against President Trump, some in her caucus are just really committed to seeing him removed from office. Rep. Maxine Waters, D.-Calif., for example, promised supporters this week that she is very much devoted to pursuing impeachment. "So, some people say, ‘How dare her come out and say impeach him? She doesn't know enough about him to talk about impeaching him.' But now the American...
  • Maxine Waters tones down Trump impeachment talk, says Dems never seriously discussed it

    03/27/2019 4:06:56 PM PDT · by Libloather · 56 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/27/19 | Lukas Mikelionis
    U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., has toned down her calls for President Trump's impeachment since Special Counsel Robert Mueller concluded there was no collusion with Russia, admitting that forceful removal of the president has “never been discussed” as a realistic strategy among Democrats. Waters, whose calls for impeachment and support for the now-disproven Russia-collusion theory helped boost her national profile, made the striking admission Monday, despite saying just days earlier that the Mueller report didn’t signal “the end of anything.” “I think we do nothing now but concentrate on getting the information, getting that report,” Waters said, in reference to...
  • Rep. Maxine Waters: 'We cannot allow them to get away with this'

    03/26/2019 3:46:35 AM PDT · by Libloather · 93 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 3/25/19 | Jessica Chasmar
    Rep. Maxine Waters showed no sign of slowing her calls to impeach President Trump after special counsel Robert Mueller’s report found no evidence of Russian collusion. “This president has a way of trying to get into people’s heads and indoctrinate them,” Ms. Waters, a Calfornia Democrat who chairs the House Financial Services Committee, told MSNBC’s Joy Reid on Sunday. “He’s been saying ‘no collusion, ‘no collusion,’ ‘no collusion’ over and over again for a long time now, and he’s going try to conclude that this report is proof that there is no collusion,” she said. “And you have a lot...
  • Wells Fargo Is `Too Big to Manage,' U.S. Lawmaker Maxine Waters Tells CEO

    03/15/2019 3:48:19 AM PDT · by Libloather · 47 replies
    The Street ^ | 3/12/19 | Bradley Keoun
    The scandal-plagued U.S. bank Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC) is "too big to manage," a top U.S. lawmaker told CEO Tim Sloan at a hearing Tuesday in Washington. Maxine Waters, a Democratic congresswoman who heads the U.S. House of Representatives' Financial Services Committee, said at the hearing that Wells Fargo is blighted by "ongoing lawlessness and failure to right the ship." Waters represents a district in southern California, where some of the San Francisco-based bank's alleged customer abuses first emerged. It was the first time Sloan has appeared before the House panel since Democrats took control of the chamber following...
  • Rep. Maxine Waters wants to investigate Trump Foundation (What about Hillary?)

    03/03/2019 6:30:28 AM PST · by Libloather · 34 replies
    Politico ^ | 2/28/19 | ZACHARY WARMBRODT, HEATHER CAYGLE
    Rep. Maxine Waters, who is leading a probe into President Donald Trump's finances, wants Trump's nonprofit foundation to be the Democrats' next target because of tax evasion concerns. The House Financial Services Committee chairwoman hinted to reporters on Thursday that she may even have a lead in the form of a letter "from somebody who told me about a situation that they want to talk with me more about.” Trump agreed to shut down his personal charity in December following a lawsuit brought by the New York attorney general that alleged the president and his children used the foundation for...
  • Maxine Waters apologizes to struggling millennials

    02/23/2019 5:01:32 PM PST · by Libloather · 30 replies
    Page Six ^ | 2/23/19 | Tashara Jones
    Rep. Maxine Waters feels sorry for broke millennials. In fact, the California representative seemed to go so far as to apologize to the younger generation for their economic situation during a speech Friday. “Millennials say, ‘We have done everything you told us to do, only to find out we can’t get a job. And when we get a job it’s not worth going to work every day because of the pay that is offered to us,’” she told the audience at the Rainbow Coalition Wall Street Project Economic Summit at the Sheraton Hotel in Midtown. Democrat Waters — who has...