A coalition of black pastors held a press conference on Thursday at the National Press Club to push House Speaker Paul Ryan to censure Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) for
encouraging people to confront members of President Donald Trump’s administration.
The coalition is a network of some 800 pastors from across the country representing two million African Americans in their congregations.
“Her call to extremism based on where another American citizen works or with whom they associate must be sternly addressed by Speaker Ryan,” Star Parker, president of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE) said at the press conference. “An apology is not enough.”
“Maxine Waters’ actions are shameful,” Diante Johnson, president and founder of the Black Conservative Federation, said at the press conference.
In June, Waters told supporters in California to confront Trump administration officials wherever and whenever they could…. more