Maxine Waters to skip Trump's State of the Union

Rep. Maxine WatersMaxine Moore WatersPrivate insurance plays a critical part in home mortgage ecosystem On The Money: Lawmakers closing in on border deal | Dems build case for Trump tax returns | Trump, Xi won't meet before trade deadline | Waters in talks with Mnuchin for testimony Waters in talks with Mnuchin for testimony on lifting of sanctions on Russian firms MORE (D-Calif.) said Friday she will not attend President TrumpDonald John TrumpJustice Department preparing for Mueller report as soon as next week: reports Smollett lawyers declare 'Empire' star innocent Pelosi asks members to support resolution against emergency declaration MORE’s first State of the Union address following his vulgar remarks aimed at Haiti, El Salvador and African nations.

“Why would I take my time to go and sit and listen to a liar?” Waters said on MSNBC’s “All In with Chris Hayes.” “Someone who lies in the face of facts, someone who can change their tune day in and day out. What does he have to say that I would be interested in?"

“I don’t trust him, I don’t appreciate him and I wouldn’t waste my time ... listening to what he has to say,” she continued. “He does not deserve my attention.”

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Waters is the third Democratic lawmaker to announce they won’t attend Trump’s address, which is scheduled for later this month.

Rep. John LewisJohn LewisJohn Lewis, José Andrés among Sunday's Oscar presenters Dems want info from IRS about new tax forms On The Money: Smaller tax refunds put GOP on defensive | Dems question IRS on new tax forms | Warren rolls out universal child care proposal | Illinois governor signs bill for minimum wage MORE (D-Ga.) announced Friday he would skip Trump’s State of the Union over the president's “unbelievable” remarks, in which he referred to Haiti, El Salvador and African nations as “shithole countries.”

"I cannot in all good conscience be in a room with what he has said about so many Americans. I just cannot do it. I wouldn't be honest with myself," Lewis said.

Rep. Earl BlumenauerEarl BlumenauerDems ready aggressive response to Trump emergency order, as GOP splinters Businesses need bank accounts — marijuana shops included Dem senator introduces S. 420 bill that would legalize marijuana MORE (D-Ore.) announced last week that he too would boycott Trump’s address.

“Rather than listening to yet another destructive and divisive speech by Trump, I will not attend this year’s annual address to Congress,” he said in a statement. “Instead, like I did during Trump’s Inauguration, I will be working here at home listening to Oregonians about what they think about the State of the Union.”

Members of the Democratic caucus are planning ways to protest during Trump’s speech. Female Democrats, including House Minority Leader Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiWhy Omar’s views are dangerous Pelosi asks members to support resolution against emergency declaration Overnight Defense: Graham clashed with Pentagon chief over Syria | Talk grows that Trump will fire Coats | Coast Guard officer accused of domestic terrorism plot MORE (D-Calif.), plan to wear all black in solidarity with victims of sexual misconduct and the #MeToo movement.

Some House Democrats are also reportedly planning to invite sexual assault survivors as their guests that evening, and Rep. Jackie SpeierKaren (Jackie) Lorraine Jacqueline SpeierFemale Dems see double standard in Klobuchar accusations Joe Kennedy introduces resolution rejecting Trump’s transgender military ban Overnight Defense: Gillibrand offers bill to let transgender troops serve | Pentagon ready to protect US personnel in Venezuela | Dems revive fight with Trump over Saudis MORE (D-Calif.) said she has invited the founder of the #MeToo movement, Tarana Burke, to be her guest that evening.