“I think Donald Trump probably said that from about 2,000 miles away from Maxine Waters, because he’s probably too afraid to say it to her face. [She’s] been one of the greatest champions consumers have ever had, that families have ever had. I suspect that Donald Trump would be afraid to come up to her and actually say something like that to her because Maxine Waters won’t stand for that. It’s unfortunate he uses that kind of language about someone who’s been a public servant for so many years — someone who’s fought very hard. And because he disagrees with her doesn’t mean he has to use derogatory language. Again, Maxine can take care of herself. I would urge Donald Trump to be careful if he ever finds himself in a dark alley with Maxine Waters.”“That’s a funny image,” MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell replied. The president made the claim while speaking in front of a large crowd gathered in support of Republican candidate Rick Saccone running in tomorrow Pennsylvania special election. “Did you ever see her? Did you ever see her? ‘We will impeach him. We will impeach the president,'” Trump said before telling the crowd he hadn’t done anything wrong. “It doesn’t matter, we will impeach him.’ She’s a low IQ individual. You can’t help it.” Waters herself responded to Trump’s jab, saying she expected the “racist remarks” and added, “He wasn’t funny at all.” Watch above, via MSNBC. [image via screengrab] Follow the author on Twitter (@calebecarma).
In response to Donald Trump calling Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters “low IQ” at a weekend rally, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said the president should “be careful if he ever finds himself in a dark alley with Maxine Waters.” While appearing on MSNBC, the state AG stood up for his Democratic ally by saying: