Waters: Dems Afraid Trump Will Cause ‘Revolt’ if Impeached

On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s All In, Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) said members of Congress have a “responsibility” to impeach presidents who commit high crimes and misdemeanors, and some members are “derelict in their responsibility.” She suggested that one possible reason for the hesitation to impeach President Trump is because some might “believe that Trump will cause a revolt.”

“[A]ll of the descriptions of what would happen if we move to impeach Trump are basically excuses. Excuses, because, you know, maybe they don’t want to fail at it, maybe they believe that Trump will cause a revolt,” Waters said. “You know, you talk about violence, and they accuse others of violence. This president basically said, if you move to impeach me, my people are going to revolt…”