MP Maxine Waters, who urged protesters to “become more confrontational” if former police officer Derek Chauvin is acquitted for the murder of George Floyd, asked for police protection and was given it on her way to Minneapolis.
A document obtained and published by Townhall appears to show that the Democratic congresswoman requested a police escort prior to her trip to the city asking people to “stay on the streets” during the riots.
Waters, 82, flew from Dulles International Airport to Minnesota-St. Paul International Airport on Saturday, calling for a guilty verdict for the former officer “or else”.
The document released by the point of sale lists the “inquiring organization” as the US Capitol Police and the “primary protection recipient name” as Waters who flew on Delta.
“Police escort in and out” is listed as a special request in the document describing the “risk factor” as “moderate”.
A law enforcement agency with the Capitol Police told the Post Tuesday that the point of sale request was for an escort to the Dulles gate and not protection in Minnesota.
When Derek Chauvin (pictured) is acquitted for the murder of George Floyd, Rep. Maxine Waters urged protesters to “become more confrontational”.AP
The official said the request was commonplace among members of Congress departing DC – adding that he had no idea what protection, if any, Waters had in Minneapolis.
Efforts to reach Waters’ office early Tuesday were unsuccessful.
Derek Chauvin is on trial for the murder of George Floyd (picture).Ben Crump Law
A chorus of Republicans has attacked the Congresswoman for her appeals, saying that her arson attacks could lead to violence in a state that is already on the brink.
Waters stood next to protesters at the Brooklyn Center on Sunday morning breaking a police curfew to encourage them to make their voices heard after the police shooting of Daunte Wright and before the final arguments in Chauvin’s trial.
“We have to stay on the street and demand justice,” she urged the crowd that had previously sung: “No good cops in a racist system!” “F – k your curfew! ”And” No justice, no peace! “
“We’re looking for a guilty verdict” on the Chauvin case, Waters said. “And if we don’t do that, we can’t go away, we have to be more confrontational.”
House Representative Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., Urged House Spokeswoman Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., To hold Waters accountable for what she said and vowed that he would “bring a lawsuit.” if he had to.
On Monday, Pelosi said she didn’t think Waters needed to apologize for her comments, adding that she didn’t think they were inciting violence, Fox News reported.
The judge in Chauvin’s murder trial also slammed Waters, saying her testimony could result in the entire case being “overturned.”
The cover of Tuesday’s New York Post featured Maxine Waters.
A number of prominent Republicans have condemned her words, including Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, who linked her actions to the larger Democratic Party.
During an appearance on MSNBC on Sunday, Waters said she went to Minnesota as “some kind of Aunt Maxine” to support the protesters. .
Wright, 20, was fatally shot and killed by former Brooklyn Center official Kim Potter during a traffic obstruction on April 11th. He claims she mistook her service pistol for a taser.
Since the incident, violence has broken out in the Brooklyn Center, where dozens have been arrested in riot and looting.
The Capitol Police did not immediately respond to a request for comment from The Post. Efforts to reach Waters’ office early Tuesday were unsuccessful.