Representative Maxine Waters, a Democrat from California and vocal opponent of President Donald Trump, said in no uncertain terms on Friday that Trump should be impeached, The Hill reports. Waters, in an appearance on CNN, said that the president has “done everything that one could even think of” to trigger an impeachment vote in the House.


Waters, who is also chair of the House Financial Services Committee, took issue in particular with Trump’s ties to Russia and his behavior surrounding Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election when Trump won the presidency.


“I’ve always believed that if the information about this president and his involvement with Russia and [Russian President Vladimir] Putin and the oligarchs and the Kremlin and if we — but look at [Special Counsel Robert] Mueller’s report and see where he clearly defines that he’s obstructed justice, that people will increasingly come to the conclusion that impeachment is inevitable,” she said.

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