33 Facts About Maxine Waters

1. Maxine Waters has been very critical of the Tea Party movement.

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2. Maxine Waters voted against the Iraq War Resolution, the 2002 resolution that funded and granted Congressional approval to possible military action against the regime of Saddam Hussein.

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3. Maxine Waters opposed the 2004 coup d'etat in Haiti and criticized US involvement.

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4. In February 2017, Maxine Waters said that Trump was "leading himself" to possible impeachment because of his conflicts of interests and that he was creating "chaos and division".

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5. Maxine Waters argued that much of the Black community regarded her conviction as false.

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6. In 1998, Maxine Waters wrote an open letter to Fidel Castro asking him not to extradite convicted terrorist Assata Shakur from Cuba, where she had sought asylum.

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7. In 1998 Maxine Waters wrote a letter to Castro citing the 1960s and 1970s as "a sad and shameful chapter of our history", and thanked Castro for providing help to those who needed to "flee political persecution".

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8. In October 2011, Maxine Waters engaged in a public dispute with Obama, arguing that he paid more attention to the swing voters of the Iowa primaries than to equal numbers of black voters.

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9. Maxine Waters referred to the high unemployment rate for African Americans.

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10. In August 2011, Maxine Waters criticized President Barack Obama, saying that he was insufficiently supportive of the black community.

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11. In September 2008, Maxine Waters arranged meetings between US Treasury Department officials and OneUnited Bank, so that the bank could plead for federal cash.

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12. Maxine Waters replied that "They do their business and I do mine.

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13. In 2011, Maxine Waters voted against the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 as part of a controversial provision that allows the government and the military to indefinitely detain American citizens and others without trial.

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14. Maxine Waters had a confrontation over an earmark in the United States House Committee on Appropriations with fellow Democratic congressman Dave Obey in 2009.

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15. Maxine Waters was chair of the Congressional Black Caucus from 1997 to 1998.

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16. Maxine Waters felt King's questioning of Maggie Williams was too harsh, and they subsequently exchanged hostile words.

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17. Maxine Waters was eventually suspended from the house for the rest of the day.

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18. On July 29, 1994, Maxine Waters came to public attention when she repeatedly interrupted a speech by Peter King.

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19. Maxine Waters was born in 1938 in St Louis, Missouri, the daughter of Remus Carr and Velma Lee.

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20. Maxine Waters is asking Democrats to support House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi for Speaker as anti-Pelosi Democrats have moved this week to block her from winning the Speakership on the first ballot.

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21. Maxine Waters is pledging to be a diligent watchdog for mom-and.

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22. Maxine Waters is all fired up because Betsy DeVos is protecting the civil rights of all students.

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23. Maxine Waters will soon wield gavel in feud with White House.

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24. Maxine Waters promises change if selected to lead Financial Services Committee.

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25. Maxine Waters wants bank CEOs to testify as she seeks to ramp up regulatory oversight.

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26. Maxine Waters made it clear that investigating Trump is not going to be the dominant.

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27. Maxine Waters pledged Wednesday that Trump administration efforts to roll back banking reforms won't stand when the new Congress convenes.

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28. Maxine Waters began to call for the impeachment of Trump shortly after he took office.

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29. In early 2018, Maxine Waters was among the members of Congress the Republican Jewish Coalition called on to resign due to her connections with Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.

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30. Maxine Waters questioned whether "US-government paid or organized operatives smuggled, transported and sold it to American citizens.

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31. As an Assembly member, Maxine Waters advocated divestment from South Africa's apartheid regime.

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32. Maxine Waters told the attendees how "important" the upcoming midterm election is.

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33. Maxine Waters vowed to settle some scores if Democrats win back the House in the midterm elections.

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