Waters (D-CA) Applauds Leaks Against President Trump On "The View"
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) appeared on "The
View" on Friday and applauded the leaks that are coming out of the White
Co-host Paula Faris asked Waters if she was disturbed that President
Trump’s conversations with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull were "illegally leaked" to
the Washington Post.
"No, not at all," Waters said. "I am so glad they're telling us what's
When Faris pointed out
that Trump's conversations with world leaders are "confidential," Waters
insisted, "I need to hear these conversations."
“Unfortunately, this is his problem,” Waters continued. “He is in a
White House where he’s got people working for him that don’t believe in
him, don’t like what he’s doing, and they’re trying to tell the American
Co-host Jedediah Bila suggested these leaks could set a dangerous
precedent for future presidents, pointing out that a lack of trust could
hurt relationships with world leaders.
Waters said these type of leaks wouldn't occur in any other
administration because “leadership starts at the top.”
“It's this president that some people have no confidence in,” Waters
said. "They're undermining him because they want to see him stopped.
They want us to do something. Not every president would be treated this
way. This man has no values. He lies. They know it. And he's the danger.
And they want us to do something about it."
Watch the "View" segment above, and see Tucker Carlson respond to
Waters' accusation that his show is racist below.