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Maxine Waters

Data de nascimento: 15. Agosto 1938

Maxine Moore Waters is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for California's 43rd congressional district since 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, Waters is currently in her 15th term in the House, having served since 1991. She previously represented the state's 29th district and 35th district . She is the most senior of the twelve black women currently serving in Congress, and she chaired the Congressional Black Caucus from 1997 to 1999.Before becoming a U.S. Representative, Waters served in the California State Assembly, to which she was first elected in 1976. As an Assemblywoman, she advocated divestment from South Africa's apartheid regime. In Congress, she has been an outspoken opponent of the Iraq War and of Republican Presidents George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush, and Donald Trump.

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„The president is a liar. Dick Cheney, the chief architect of the Big Lie, is not only a liar, he is a thief.“

—  Maxine Waters
The Washington Times (6 December 2005) " Inside Politics http://www.washingtontimes.com/national/20051206-120426-6182r_page2.htm"

„If you call it a riot, it sounds like it was just a bunch of crazy people who went out and did bad things for no reason. I maintain it was somewhat understandable, if not acceptable. So I call it a rebellion.“

—  Maxine Waters
Remarks (May 1992), quoted in Los Angeles Times (29 April 2007) " Was it a 'riot,' a 'disturbance' or a 'rebellion'? http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/suncommentary/la-op-wordwatch29apr29,1,3907230.story" by Swati Pandey

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„I don't see white police officers slamming the heads of little white boys into police cars.“

—  Maxine Waters
Remarks about the police beating of Donovan Chavis, quoted in CNN.com (10 July 2002) " FBI probing videotaped beating http://archives.cnn.com/2002/US/07/09/police.beating/index.html"

„And I want to tell you, for these members of his Cabinet who remain and try to defend him, they're not going to be able to go to a restaurant, to be able to stop at a gas station, to be able to shop at a department store. The people are going to turn on them, they're going to protest, they're going to absolutely harass them until they tell the president: 'No, I can't hang with you.'“

—  Maxine Waters
Remarks regarding the illegal immigrant family separation crisis, quoted in The Washington Post (25 June 2018) " ‘Be careful what you wish for Max!’: Trump takes aim at Waters after she calls for public harassment of his Cabinet https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2018/06/25/democratic-congresswoman-maxine-waters-calls-for-harassment-of-trump-officials/"

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