Maxine Waters to skip Trump's State of the Union

TheHill | 1/13/2018 | Brandon Carter
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Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) said Friday she will not attend President Trump’s first State of the Union address in the wake of his vulgar remarks aimed at Haiti and African nations.

“Why would I take my time to go and sit and listen to a liar?” Waters said on MSNBC’s “All In with Chris Hayes.” “Someone who lies in the face of facts, someone who can change their tune day in and day out. What does he have to say that I would be interested in?

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“I don’t trust him, I don’t appreciate him and I wouldn’t waste my time ... listening to what he has to say,” she continued. “He does not deserve my attention.”

Waters becomes the third Democratic lawmaker to announce they won’t attend Trump’s address, which is scheduled for later this month.

Rep - John - Lewis - D-Ga - Friday

Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) announced Friday he would skip Trump’s State of the Union over the president's “unbelievable” remarks in which he referred to Haiti and African nations as “shithole countries.”

"I cannot in all good conscience...
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