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Waters: Some Black Lawmakers Are Hesitant To Criticize Obama (VIDEO)

08/18/2011 9:59 am 5 comments

Source: CNN

Rep. Maxine Waters, D-California, questioned why President Barack Obama has not visited any black communities during his recent Midwestern bus tour, saying some black lawmakers are hesitant to criticize him.

Waters, explained to a crowd in Detroit this week, that members of the Congressional Black Caucus are hesitant to criticize Obama because they feel they may lose support from the black community.

The footage of Waters speech was posted on the Grio website, an African-American news site.

“We do not put pressure on the president because y’all love the president,” Waters told the boisterous crowd. “You are very proud to have a black man as president for the very first time in the history of the United States of America. If we go after the president too hard, you are going after us.”

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  • Tab

    The President has enough negative publicity already without a Maxine Waters stirring up more trouble.

  • Tab

    The President has enough negative publicity already without a Maxine Waters stirring up more trouble.

  • http://www.facebook.com/debra.alston Debra Weaver Alston

    The crab syndrome in full effect as usual when it comes to our community.  Democrates stick together please!

  • Lionel

    Jerry Falwel’sl Comments  “Wishes Obama FAILS”; The National Black Caucus Comments Says He FAILED. The Problem With Today’s Civil Rights Organization is To Much Legacy And Not Enough Leadership….

  • Lionel

    Jerry Falwel’sl Comments  “Wishes Obama FAILS”; The National Black Caucus Comments Says He FAILED. The Problem With Today’s Civil Rights Organization is To Much Legacy And Not Enough Leadership….

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