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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

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January 11, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Waters Statement on the 10th Anniversary of the Haiti Earthquake

Commends Los Angeles County Fire Department’s Search and Rescue Efforts in Haiti

January 9, 2020 Press Release

Rep. Waters’ Message of Support for #NoWarWithIran Peace Advocates in Los Angeles & Across the Country

January 3, 2020 Press Release

Americans Deserve Answers Rather than Dangerous Disruption in the Entire Middle East, Says Rep. Waters

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), a founding member of the Congressional No War With Iran Caucus, issued a statement on the deadly U.S. drone strike at the Baghdad International Airport that targeted Iraqis and Iranians, and killed Iranian Quds Force Commander, Major General Qasem Soleimani:

November 21, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Waters Statement on 1-Year Anniversary of Lasalin Massacre in Haiti

‘Those responsible for acts of politically motivated violence in Haiti must be held accountable.
Impunity in Haiti must end now’ 


WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) issued the following statement on the one-year anniversary of the Lasalin Massacre in Haiti:

October 7, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Waters Statement on Trump’s Abandonment of US-backed Kurds in Syria

September 9, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Waters Calls for Expedited Entry & TPS for Bahamians

WASHINGTON – Rep. Maxine Waters (CA-43), Co-chair of the Congressional Caribbean Caucus, issued a statement calling for an expedited entry process for Bahamians seeking to enter into the United States and the extension of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation to Bahamians currently in the United States in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, which has killed more than 40 Bahamians, left 70,000 others without homes, and destroyed the Grand Bahama and Abaco Islands:

September 4, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Maxine Waters Statement of Support for the Bahamas in the Aftermath of Hurricane Dorian

May 13, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Leads Delegation to Haiti; Finds Both Inspiration and Evidence of Violence

April 21, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Waters Statement on the Sri Lanka Bombings

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) issued the following statement on the bombings at several sites in Sri Lanka, which killed more than 200 people and injured more than 400 others, some of whom were American citizens:

March 15, 2019 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Statement on the New Zealand Terror Attack

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chair of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement today in response to the terrorist attacks on Muslim worshippers in Christchurch, New Zealand: