Rep Maxine Waters ‘requested a POLICE escort’ earlier than speech to BLM protesters ‘inciting violence’ in Minnesota
Before speaking to BLM protesters, REP Maxine Waters reportedly requested a police escort accused of inciting violence in Minnesota.
The report alleges that Waters requested an armed police presence before traveling to the Minneapolis area a few days before the expected verdict in the George Floyd trial.
A new report claims that Maxine Waters requested police presence prior to her trip to MinneapolisPhoto credit: Reuters
Waters told protesters that if Derek Chauvin was not convicted, they would have to be “more confrontational”Image credit: AFP
Townhall released a document in which Waters submitted the request on the flight to Minnesota-St. Paul International Airport on Saturday.
The Capitol Police did not immediately return The Sun’s request to review the document.
Upon arriving in the Minneapolis area, Waters spoke out on protests that have sparked widespread backlash, and even called for her to be removed from Congress.
She told protesters on the street that if Derek Chauvin, the former police officer accused of killing Floyd, is not convicted, they will have to be “more active” and “more confrontational”.
“We have to make sure they know we mean business,” she said.
Waters’ office did not immediately return The Sun’s request for comments on the alleged request for police presence.
Kevin McCarthy, minority chairman of the House of Representatives, said he plans to blame Waters for the commentsPhoto credit: Getty Images – Getty
Waters has largely dismissed criticism from the RepublicansPhoto credit: Getty
Several Republicans and even the judge who runs Chauvin’s case have beaten Waters for the remarks.
Judge Peter Cahill spoke on the Congressmen’s comments, saying he wished elected officials would not speak publicly about the case until a verdict is passed.
“I am aware that Congressman Waters spoke specifically about this trial and the unacceptability of less than a murder conviction and talk of confrontation,” he said.
“This goes back to what I said at the beginning. I wish elected officials would stop talking about this case, especially in ways that do not respect the rule of law and justice in our role,” he continued.
Kevin McCarthy, the House minority leader, is also planning a resolution to reprimand Waters for her comments.
“This weekend in Minnesota, Maxine Waters broke the law by breaking the curfew and then inciting violence,” the House minority spokesman tweeted.
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“Speaker Pelosi is ignoring Waters’ behavior – so I’m introducing a resolution to reprimand Rep. Waters for making dangerous comments.”
Controversial Georgia Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene and Texan Sen Tex Cruz also jumped on the train and slammed Waters.
Greene even called for her to be expelled from Congress.