Did Trump Just Threaten Maxine Waters On Twitter?

After Rep. Maxine Waters' call for unity against President Donald Trump's officials in public, the president responded by issuing a warning that many people said sounded a lot like a threat.

After Rep. Maxine Waters (D-California) urged people to publicly show President Donald Trump’s officials they are unhappy with their leadership whenever possible, the president took to Twitter to respond to her and, of course, make threatening comments.

Classic Trump.

During a Saturday rally in Los Angeles, Waters said she had no sympathy for Trump’s officials. She then added that Americans who are unhappy with the president should unite and publicly attack his people for their complicity in Trump’s horrific policies at the border.

“Let's make sure we show up wherever we have to show up. And if you see anybody from that cabinet in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gasoline station, you get out and you create a crowd. And you push back on them. And you tell them they're not welcome anymore, anywhere,” she said.

On Twitter, Trump published a post that sounded a lot like a threat.

“Congresswoman Maxine Waters, an extraordinarily low IQ person, has become, together with Nancy Pelosi, the Face of the Democrat Party,” he said. “She has just called for harm to supporters, of which there are many, of the Make America Great Again movement. Be careful what you wish for Max!”

Waters’ colleague, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, said her fellow Californian's comments were "unacceptable" but explained that it's Trump's behavior that makes people become frustrated and act this way. She also urged supporters to “strive to make America beautiful again."

After Trump's response, Twitter users promptly clapped back, noting in their defense of Waters that Trump has long urged his supporters to use violence.

It’s clear that the president cannot see how hypocritical it is to call out someone for allegedly making threatening comments with a threat.

Hopefully, this move will serve only to strengthen Waters' underlying message of resistance as Americans will see that Trump is, indeed, unfit to be president of the United States. 

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