Maxine Waters

Maxine Waters

Proudly serving the people of California's 43rd District in Congress. Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee (@FSCDems).

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Today, I am remembering 30 years ago, I was in Washington D.C. when the news flashed, describing, "LA Riots” that I referred to as an insurrection, following the nonguilty verdict of the Los Angeles police officers who had viciously beaten Rodney King.

Immediately after the trading frenzy of GameStop & other meme stocks, I said @FSCDems  would get to the facts that led to the market volatility. Promise kept! Today, we released our report on our full response & investigation I led. I urge you to read it:

@SBF_FTX , we appreciate that you've been candid in your discussions about what happened at #FTX . Your willingness to talk to the public will help the company's customers, investors, and others. To that end, we would welcome your participation in our hearing on the 13th.

@SBF_FTX , Based on your role as CEO and your media interviews over the past few weeks, it’s clear to us that the information you have thus far is sufficient for testimony. (1/3)

As you know, the collapse of FTX has harmed over one million people. Your testimony would not only be meaningful to Members of Congress, but is also critical to the American people. (2/3)

It is imperative that you attend our hearing on the 13th, and we are willing to schedule continued hearings if there is more information to be shared later. (3/3)

Lies are circulating @CNBC  that I am not willing to subpoena @SBF_FTX . He has been requested to testify at the December 13th hearing. A subpoena is definitely on the table. Stay tuned.

Know that I am Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries’ greatest supporter. After 6 House vote attempts, Kevin McCarthy should step aside in shame and embarrassment. He does not have the votes. Enough is enough!

MLK said, “The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression & cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.” Jan 3rd, LA Police excessively tasered Keenan Anderson a 31-year-old black man, English teacher & father. He died 4 hours later. We must not be silent.


Trump, you incompetent idiot! You sent 18 tons of PPE to China early but ignored warnings & called COVID19 concerns a hoax. You've endangered doctors, nurses, aids, orderlies, & janitors - all risking their lives to save ours. Pray 4 forgiveness for the harm that you're causing!

I am a strong black woman. I cannot be intimidated, and I'm not going anywhere. #BlackWomenAtWork 

Is there one brave member of Trump’s cabinet who would move to initiate the 25th amendment to remove him from office? Now is the time to save our country before this would-be dictator takes us all down!

Lock him up, lock him up, lock him up, lock him up.

Melania, we agree. Children are off limits. Tell your husband to #bebest  and go enroll himself in anger management instead of attacking such a brilliant and courageous teenager fighting for climate change. @GretaThunberg  we got your back!

Hospitals! Trump is now telling you NOT to report #coronavirus  data to the CDC. Tell him to GO TO HELL! Doesn’t he understand people are dying?? Report! Report! Report!

It’s not enough for Barr to resign. I want him out of DOJ, disbarred, disgraced, & investigated for obstruction of justice. Barr sabotaged Mueller report, was in on Ukraine plot, & now he wants to free Trump’s criminal friends. In my estimation, they ALL belong in jail!

No Comey tapes, no Obama wiretapping, no evidence against S. Rice, no tax returns, & five months in, still no clue how to be president!

Twitter family, please use the power and influence of Twitter to demand testing, testing, testing!