Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) says America is getting more racist every day.
The 81-year-old career politician appeared Saturday on KTLA’s “Inside California Politics,” where she was asked for reaction to a speech by the Senate’s only black Republican, Tim Scott, who on Wednesday delivered a rebuttal to President Joe Biden’s address to a joint session of Congress.
“Well, you know, I don’t know if he was counseled to say that or whether he really believes that,” Waters said. “If you really believe that, then he has missed not only the history of the country but what is going right now. As we watched the invasion of the Capitol on January 6, those people following Trump say they were taking back their government, and they were willing to harm people.”
“As a matter of not only were they willing to harm people but Capitol Police, who happened to be people of color, African-American, they were calling them names of the N-word. Every day