California Rep. Maxine Waters has long been one of the shrillest voices in the “resistance” against President Donald Trump, and has seemingly devoted her congressional career to destroying the Commander in Chief and his conservative allies.
Of her myriad stunts so far, none has been quite as egregious as her call to arms, in which she prodded her progressive followers to assemble into mobs and confront conservatives where they work, where they eat, and where they live. She told her constituents to make Republicans feel “unwelcome”…and that’s just what they did, chasing a number of Trump administration officials out of restaurants in the ensuing weeks.
Now it appears as though Waters’ disdain for the President has blinded her a bit, pushing her into a pit of embarrassment.
The Russian pranksters famous for tricking House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) into seeking nude pictures of President Donald Trump are claiming that they just got Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) — for a second time.
YouTubers Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexey Stolyarov, who go by the names Vovan and Lexus, recently called Waters’s office and, with the help of a female colleague, pretended to be teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, TIME‘s “Person of the Year” for 2019, and her father, claiming to have a taped confession from Trump admitting to the exact charges in House Democrats’ articles of impeachment which passed in late December.
A woman who identifies herself as Congresswoman Waters tells “Greta”: “Of course, I know all about you. You have made quite a big, big, big thunder on this issue. I am really, really very proud of you and the work that you’re doing.”
Then Waters fell, hook line and sinker into the ruse.
The call gets more farcical when “Greta” tells Waters that she met Trump at the United Nations, where he privately insulted her and confessed to threatening Ukraine’s president.
“He came over, he leaned towards me, and said softly, ‘Listen to me very carefully, little girl, you will never achieve your goals,’” “Greta” says.
“He said you will never achieve your goals? Oh my goodness!” Waters exclaims, stunned. “Greta” then says that she cried. “Oh my God did you cry?” Waters exclaims.
“Greta’s father” then claims to Waters that Trump told her that he did pressure Ukraine to investigate his political rivals: “He said to her, ‘You know, little girl, nobody believe you anyway, I will tell you the truth. I really pushed on Ukrainian president and you know that you will never achieve your goals like those congressional fools that accuse me.”
“Oh my God, he mentioned the Ukrainian president?” Waters exclaims.
The call can be heard below, and is definitely worth a listen.
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