In July 2017, Congresswoman Waters held her ground while questioning Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin about Trump's financial ties to Russia amid continued investigations into Russian officials hacking the 2016 election.
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Auntie Maxine sees black women as the torchbearers for change in this country

Paula Rogo
Sep, 27, 2017

Congresswoman Maxine Waters is a big believer in the collective power of black women, especially when it comes to taking on President Donald Trump.

“I think this is a special moment for black women,” she told The Root in a recent interview at the Congressional Black Caucus in Washington, D.C. “It’s a special moment for blacks to take the leadership in the country...and show America that we don’t have to the take this president and what he stands for.  Because he has no good values, and he shows us that.”

Waters has been vocal about her dislike for the president and her intentions to "impeach 45."

She continued: “Black women, because we have evolved with strength and voting power and economic power, this is a special moment in the history of black women. And I think we’re going to be very key in helping to set this country right and to make sure that this president does not remain president.”