Video footage captured Rep. Maxine Waters telling a large group of homeless people gathered in south Los Angeles to "go home." We don't got no home':
Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters sparks fury by telling the homeless to 'GO HOME" and tries to get a journalist to stop her reporting on LA event where hundreds tried to get housing The event took place on Friday, but cellphone video made its rounds on social media afterward. In the footage, Waters appears to be surrounded on all sides by people seeking housing vouchers
I want everybody to go home," Waters told the crowd We don’t got no home. That’s why we’re here," one woman responded off-camera.
"What home we gonna go to?" This group of homeless people had gathered outside the Vermont Community's Family Solutions Center under the false pretense they would be receiving housing vouchers.
Many can be heard in the video asking where they can apply for Section 8 vouchers, which, according to the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles, closed its waiting list until further notice. We don’t got no home, that’s why we’re here. What home we gonna go to?' one woman yelled back at Democrat Rep.
Maxine Waters The progressive lawmaker attended a Los Angeles event that was aimed at helping homeless people get emergency shelter services A social media post led people to believe that the city was giving out Section 8 vouches for subsidized permanent housing instead, leading to massive crowds The Los Angeles Times, which reported the story, was told by Waters: 'You’ll hurt yourself and the community trying to put this together without background' Nothing is going to happen here today," Waters told them. "Nothing is going to happen anymore today."
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