U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters has never bitten her tongue when it comes to expressing her disdain for Donald Trump, the white-supremacist-in-chief. During an interview with The Root, Rep. Waters told us how to push back against Trump’s bully tactics, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s leadership and how she feels empowered by the new crop of black female congresswomen.


Terrell Jermaine Starr is a senior reporter at The Root. He is currently writing a book proposal that analyzes US-Russia relations from a black perspective.

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“I’m gonna sit back and watch them (young POC congresswomen) go get’em.”

Finally Auntie Maxine can sit back and reclaim her time.

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