Politics Maxine Waters to skip Trump's State of the Union

19:21  13 january  2018
19:21  13 january  2018 Source:   thehill.com

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on @allinwithchris, @repmaxinewaters tells @joyannreid she will skip trump ' s state of the union on january 30: "why would i take my time to go and sit and listen to a liar Tags Earl Blumenauer Jackie Speier Maxine Waters Nancy Pelosi Donald Trump John Lewis SOTU 2018 State of the Union .

Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) announced Friday that they will not attend President Trump ’ s first State of the Union address this month. Waters and Lewis each made separate appearances on MSNBC to explain that they are skipping the president’s annual address because he

a close up of a man © Provided by The Hill 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 reported 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?

"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."

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Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) said Saturday that she will not attend this year’ s State of the Union address, becoming the third lawmaker to announce they will skip the speech in the wake of President Donald Trump ’ s racist comments about Haiti and African nations earlier this week.

Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) is the third House Democrat to announce her intent to skip President Trump ' s State of the Union address on Jan. 30. "Why would I take my time to go and sit and listen to a liar?"

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.) announced Friday he would skip Trump's State of the Union over the president's "unbelievable" remarks in which he reportedly referred to Haiti and African nations as "shithole countries."

"I cannot in all good conscience be in a room with what he has said about so many Americans. I just cannot do it. I wouldn't be honest with myself," Lewis said.

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) announced last week that he, too, would boycott Trump's address.

"Rather than listening to yet another destructive and divisive speech by Trump, I will not attend this year's annual address to Congress," he said in a statement. "Instead, like I did during Trump's Inauguration, I will be working here at home listening to Oregonians about what they think about the State of the Union."

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Maxine Waters announced that she will not attend President Donald Trump ’ s State of the Union address, an U.S. Army veteran volunteered to take her place. RELATED: Trump To Skip Out on Climate Change Portion of G7 Summit.

Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) announced Friday that they will not attend President Trump ’ s first State of the Union address this month. Waters and Lewis each made separate appearances on MSNBC to explain that they are skipping the president’s annual address because he

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