"There was a certain sensitivity about him".
"As a matter of fact, I have said over and over again: I think he's the most deplorable person I've ever met in my life".
"I have my hopes for Mueller, as most people do", she said. What I wanted to do was needle him a little bit.
Waters also reveals that she's a fan of rap music and discusses why she defends the genre.
The Black Girls Rock Award also featured musical performances from Anthony Hamilton, SZA, Ledisi, and Tasha Cobb, while India.Arie and Tyrese performed the classic Donny Hathaway and Roberta Flack duet "Where Is the Love" in honor of Flack. "And I don't believe in censorship".
As for Gen. John Kelly becoming the new White House chief of staff, Rep. Waters said it would make no difference and not improve the situation. "I think he's going to connect the dots". "He is in a White House where he's got people working for him that don't believe in him, don't like what he's doing, and they're trying to tell the American public something".
"I hear you but it's a scary thing to try to undermine the president because you don't like his policy or don't trust him and risk undermining the entire country in the process", Bila shot back.
With eyes keenly set on the 2020 presidential election, there have been plenty of rumors about who in the Democratic party could run against President Trump. I like Nelly. I really do. "So I'm good where I am". I'm from St. Louis. Oscar-nominee Taraji P. Henson hosted the multi-hour event.Flack, known for hit songs like "Killing Me Softly with His Song" and "Feel Like Makin' Love", was wheelchair bound but recited a speech from paper that won over the audience.
She continued that right after Trump got elected, she started talking about impeaching him because "not only the way that he conducted himself during the campaign, but we learned a lot about his allies and his associates who had ties to Russian Federation and to the Ukraine and to oil".