Conservatives are accusing Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) of “incitement” for her comments in Minneapolis ahead of the Derek Chauvin murder trial verdict.
Waters travelled to Brooklyn Center over the weekend amid continued civil unrest in the town after the fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright. While participating in the local protests, Waters demanded a guilty verdict at Chauvin’s trial — saying she would “fight with all of the people who stand for justice.”
“We’ve got to stay on the street, and we’ve got to get more active,” Waters said. “We’ve got to get more confrontational. We’ve got to make sure that they know that we mean business.”
Waters, a frequent magnet for right-wing criticism, drew a plethora of blowback