Rep. Maxine Waters' has issued a response to reports that her campaign committee reportedly paid $10,000 for tickets to the Broadway smash hit "Hamilton" and wrote the payment off as a fundraiser expense.
Addressing the reports raised by various media outlets hinting at impropriety, Waters released the following statement:
Every day brings a world of possibilities, but one day brings a moment that changes your life forever." Those, the words from former U.S. Congressman turned pastor Walter R. Tucker, III, from his recently published autobiography, From Compton to Congress.
As people of faith who are to be about God’s redemption and salvation, suicide (and preventing suicide) and traumatic loss are our business. Our faith does not give us permission to live lives of denial. Our faith, does not provide us with easy answers, but our faith invites and instructs us to wrestle with whatever is the root cause of our challenge. That's what we, at church, are committed to doing as we seek to be a hub of hope and healing and a center for wholeness.
In a recent Twitter post and during a September 27 news conference remembering slain San Diego County resident Alfred Olango, noted civil rights activist Reverend Shane Harris criticized state Attorney General Xavier Becerra saying the Department of Justice leader is not focused enough on issues of policing.
November will mark the 20th Anniversary of our Annual First Ladies High Tea, honoring the contributions of female leaders and women of faith to the Los Angeles community. For more information, visit www.firstladieshightea.com
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