Maxine Waters Tells Constituents: ‘The Tea Party Can Go Straight To Hell’ (VIDEO)

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) had some tough words for Tea Partiers, at a constituent event in the Los Angeles area on Saturday.

The local ABC station reports that Waters, plus fellow area Democratic Reps. Karen Bass and Laura Richardson, held a town hall event in Inglewood, where over a thousand attendees asked tough questions about unemployment and the economy.

Answering the crowd, Waters promised to fight the Republicans in Washington. “I’m not afraid of anybody. This is a tough game — you can’t be intimidated, you can’t be frightened,” said Waters. “As far as I’m concerned — the Tea Party can go straight to Hell.”

In response, the crowd offered up a round of applause.The key moment with Waters begins at the 1:40 mark:

(Via Politico.)

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