According to CNN, Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters is in hot water after calling on her supporters to harass Trump administration officials. Rep. Waters made the comments while at a rally in Los Angeles, saying "Let's make sure we show up wherever we have to show up. And if you see anybody from that Cabinet in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gasoline station, you get out and you create a crowd. And you push back on them." Waters did not call for her supporters to be violent or physical with Trump supporters and officials.

Later on in the day during a television interview, Waters reiterated her statement saying she has "no sympathy" for the people who work in the Trump administration. Rep. Waters comments come only a few days after Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked to leave a restaurant after the owner and other employees refused to serve her.

Senator Schumer criticizes Waters

Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer criticized Waters calling her statements "not American," according to another CNN report. "I strongly disagree with those who advocate harassing folks if they don't agree with you," Schumer went on to say.

He encouraged Trump's opponents to take the high road, and not stoop down to the level of some of Trump's supporters.

Democratic Rep. Nancy Pelosi has different thoughts. "Trump's daily lack of civility has provoked responses that are predictable but unacceptable," she wrote on Twitter. Most Democrats have remained silent on the issue. Democrat Adriano Espaillat chose not to criticize Waters saying, "Maxine Waters is entitled to her opinion and I respect that."

President Trump and GOP react

President Trump responded on Twitter, calling Waters a "low I.Q person," while trashing the Democratic party. He also sent out a veiled threat of his own telling Waters to "be careful what you wish for."

Senator John Cornyn of Texas, a powerful Republican senator, warned of a backlash against the Democrats during the upcoming midterm elections.

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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy called for Waters to issue a public apology and called her remarks "very dangerous." Retiring Republican Senator Jeff Flake was light in his criticism saying, "left or right, nobody deserves this type of treatment.

The fallout from Rep. Waters comments will be felt in the upcoming days, but in this current political climate, it is likely that most people will forget about her comments against the Trump administration.

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