‘Black Women Leaders and Allies’ Condemn Schumer, Pelosi For Shunning Maxine Waters’ Rhetoric

Sen. Chuck Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi are now being condemned by a number of African-American leaders after distancing themselves from Rep. Maxine Waters’ rhetoric encouraging the harassment of Trump cabinet members.

Politico reports that in a letter sent on July 3rd, “Black Women Leaders and Allies” expressed their, “profound indignation and deep disappointment over your recent failure to protect Congresswoman Waters from unwarranted attacks from the Trump Administration and others in the GOP.”

Al Sharpton and Donna Brazile signed the letter, among many others. The full letter can be read here.

‘Black Women Leaders and Allies’ Condemn Schumer, Pelosi For Shunning Maxine Waters’ Rhetoric

LOS ANGELES, CA – MARCH 10: Congresswoman Maxine Waters attends the Human Rights Campaign’s 2018 Los Angeles Gala Dinner at JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE on March 10, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Maxine Waters made news recently for her call to harass and intimidate members of the Trump administration in public.

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