It is not uncommon that members of Congress who appear in the news or are the target of Trump’s vitriol receive a spike in death threats. (Photo: Kristie Boyd; U.S. House Office of Photography [Public domain] / Wikimedia Commons)
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In Sept. 11 Related Tweet, Trump Targets Another Black Woman in Congress

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Trump has now specifically targeted two Black female members of Congress as their national prominence and platform have grown. After Trump embarked on a running series of negative comments on Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), the new Chairwoman of the Committee on House Financial Services, received death threats. […read more]

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The letter was signed by House Committee on Financial Services Chairwoman Maxine Waters, Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, Committee on Oversight and Reform Chairman Elijah E. Cummings, Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Adam B. Schiff, Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Richard E. Neal and Committee on Foreign Affairs Chairman Eliot L. Engel.
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Congresswoman Maxine Waters Statement on the New Zealand Terror Attack

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “I am deeply disturbed and saddened by the horrific and hate-filled terrorist attacks that took place in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, which killed 49 people and seriously injured 20 people. This merciless shooting targeted innocent Muslim worshipers during Friday prayers. My heart goes out to all of the victims, their families, and the Muslim community in New Zealand as they recover from this senseless act of violence. […read more]