UPDATED 8:44 am PT – Monday, October 11, 2021
California Rep Maxine Waters (D) is blowing up Democratic Senators Joe Manchin (DW.Va.) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) For their hesitation over Joe’s multi-billion dollar reconciliation bill Biden.
During a Sunday interview, Waters accused Manchin and Sinema of being disliked by the less fortunate as they try to lower the price of the $ 3.5 trillion social spending package. He said the only reason these moderate lawmakers would like to cut funding is because “they are out of touch with the lower middle classes.”
“It is absolutely not to be understood that these two members of the Senate can talk about this being too much,” said the California Democrat. “Too much for whom? For people who have been denied, discriminated against and excluded in every sector of our society? Simply saying that this is too much money and especially refusing housing and childcare is disconcerting to me. I do not understand.”
Waters’ criticism came after Manchin said he could not accept the US economy or society moving towards a legal mindset. The West Virginia lawmaker said it can “help those who really need help if those who can help themselves do it.”
Waters continued to accuse the moderates of lack of empathy or concern for the less fortunate. He stated: “I don’t know, maybe they just don’t understand. Maybe they just don’t want to get it. “
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