Maxine Waters Says She’s ‘Disgusted’ With the ‘Spineless’ Senators Backing Trump: ‘They’re Not Patriotic’

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) is torching U.S. senators who support President Donald Trump, even amidst the escalating push by Democrats for his impeachment over controversial phone calls.

The president is continuing to come under fire following a whistleblower’s complaint that he allegedly asked the Ukrainian president during a phone call to look into 2020 political rival Joe Biden (D). A second whistleblower’s report was filed on Sunday, according to a lawyer.

Trump has denied wrongdoing, saying there’s “NO quid pro quo!”

While the president is finding himself under increasing calls for impeachment from Democrats, including several 2020 presidential hopefuls, he has also had the support from some Republican Congress members.

During Sunday’s MSNBC interview, Waters blasted those who are backing the president, as she labeled them “spineless” for doing so.

“The president is all about himself,” she said, adding, “Now, if you want to know something, I am disgusted with those spineless members of the Senate who don’t have the guts to stand up for this country.”

“Many of them have defined themselves as patriotic. They’re not patriotic. They are spineless and they’re not willing to step up and do what needs to be done in recognizing the danger of this president.”

Watch Waters’ interview below:

The Democratic lawmaker continued to suggest that those who are supporting Trump amid this Ukraine controversy are “willing to harm our country.”

“They may be frightened about him. […] They don’t deserve to be elected by anything and anybody and serve this country if they have that kind of fear. If you have that kind of fear, you’re not a good representative. […] You don’t stand up for the security of this country. And so, I have no respect for any senator, any member of Congress, who is not willing to put themselves on the line for this country. And understand that our security is at stake.”

Waters has been vocal about her criticism of Trump and support for his impeachment.

Following the Democratic-led House’s announcement that they’d be launching a formal impeachment inquiry into the president, Waters told BuzzFeed News that she felt “vindicated,” as IJR previously reported.

The Democrat took things a step further when she then suggested on October 1 that “impeachment is not good enough for Trump” but, instead, “He needs to be imprisoned [and] placed in solitary confinement.”


  1. I am disgusted by the folks that re elect here every 2 yrs. that is more telling than anything else.

    Just like Hank Johnson (I believe) from Ga who in a televised hearing on moving more Marines to Guam asked an Admiral if they were worried the island of Guam would tip over because of the increase in troops.

    Who votes for these people?

    1. Praying 2020 will be the year for redemption! Vote out all of these hateful people that exist in the House of Representatives, Congress!!! #Trump 2020

  2. Would this whiny liberal, corrupt, racist, violent , evil person just go away? I am not proposing anything untoward but maybe we should show up at all her events, scream in her face, harass her family in the streets, schools, and church as she suggests.

    1. Have the tactics you suggest ever produced results that were helpful? Would you change your position on any topic if those tactics were employed?

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