Of course, unlike Donald Trump, nothing Maxine Waters says will ever be deemed “incitement.” From Holden-Walter Warner at dailymail.co.uk:
- California Representative Maxine Waters appeared on the Brooklyn Center protest on Saturday
- ‘We gotta stay on the street,’ Waters said, encouraging protesters to ignore the night’s curfew
- She also talked about previous botched attempts at police reform and how she wants to see Derek Chauvin receive a guilty verdict in his trial, which is set for closing arguments on Monday
- Earlier on Saturday, protesters marched to the house of Pete Orput, the man responsible for the second-degree manslaughter charges being faced by former police officer Kimberly Potter
- There were clashes between protesters and police on Friday night, with cops deploying pepper spray
- Protests have been more peaceful so far on Saturday night at the Brooklyn Center police station
- Protests are also taking place in other cities across the nation, including Washington D.C.
Waters told the protesters at Brooklyn Center that she will fight for justice on their behalf and urged them to ‘to get more confrontational’ – just one day after protests descended into violence.
‘I am not happy that we have talked about police reform for so long,’ Waters said. ‘We’re looking for a guilty verdict,’ she added in regards to the Derek Chauvin trial. ‘If we don’t, we cannot go away.’