Maxine Waters Urges L.A. Pride to 'Stay Woke,' Leads Chant of 'Impeach 45'

Maxine Waters

Maxine Waters wants Donald Trump out of the White House.

"He is not my president. He is not your president!" declared the U.S. representative at the Resist March in West Hollywood. "He lies. He cheats. He's a bully. He disrespects us all."

"If he thinks he can mess with the LGBT community, he'd better look at what happened right here in West Hollywood. You deny, you disrespect, and you will find that there are people who have the courage to organize and to take back whatever needs to be taken back," Waters told the cheering crowd. "We resist this president because he stands for the worst of everything."

Waters then led a nearly 30-second chant of "Impeach 45" at the Sunday rally, which was held in lieu of a traditional Pride parade, in order to resist the rollback of LGBT rights under the current administration. Trump is the 45th U.S. president.

"I know that each of you understands you have the power! Stay woke!" she concluded.

Waters is one of Trump's most vocal critics in Congress. Her matter-of-fact condemnations and calls for impeachment of the Republican politician have earned her the title of "Auntie Maxine" among her younger fans.

Yet she was hardly alone in her criticism of Trump at the Los Angeles event. A host of political speakers, including Reps. Adam Schiff and Ted Lieu, slammed the president and the anti-LGBT members of his administration.

Watch Waters give her speech below.

 

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