Maxine Waters: Pence should be impeached after Trump

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ABC’s “The View” host Joy Behar and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) agreed on Friday that President Trump and Vice President Pence should both be impeached.

“Do you think Pence will be better than Trump if he were impeached? asked Behar.

“No,” replied Waters. “And when we finish with Trump we have to go and get Putin. He’s next.”

“Putin or Pence?” Behar asked.

“Uh, Pence,” Waters said.

“We’ll get two for one, with Trump and Putin, then we got to go after Pence,” Behar declared.

{mosads}Waters also said during the interview that she wasn’t concerned with illegal leaks made to the press, saying she was grateful for a recent leak of phone conversations between the president and foreign leaders.

The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, Sen. Mark Warner (Va.), said on Thursday that Congress should probe the leak of transcripts of Trump’s phone calls with the leaders of Mexico and Australia, a leak both parties have condemned.

“There’s a lot of Democrats that are disturbed by this because it threatens our national security. Are you disturbed by it?” asked “View” co-host Paula Faris.

“No, not at all,” Waters said. “I am so glad they’re telling us what’s going on.”

“I need to hear these conversations,” she added to applause.

“Unfortunately, this is [Trump’s] fault,” Waters said. “He is in a White House where he’s got people working for him that don’t believe in him, don’t like what he’s doing, and they’re trying to tell the American public something.”

The 78-year-old has been one of the most visible lawmakers in Congress to criticize Trump and call for his impeachment. She has been doing multiple interviews per week to primarily lambaste the president.

Waters has represented California’s 29th district since 1991.
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