On Sunday night, House minority leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) pressured House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to take action against Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) for “inciting violence” with statements she made in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, over the weekend.
McCarthy vowed if Pelosi doesn’t take action, he will take his own action against Waters for her remarks encouraging violence in Minnesota if a jury does not find former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty in his trial for the death of George Floyd.
Maxine Waters is inciting violence in Minneapolis — just as she has incited it in the past. If Speaker Pelosi doesn’t act against this dangerous rhetoric, I will bring action this week.
— Kevin McCarthy (@GOPLeader) April 19, 2021
For the degenerate progressives who might be reading this, Kevin McCarthy did not just say he believes Derek Chauvin is not guilty. He is simply trying to hold the Democrats to their own rules. This is not the first time Waters has encouraged violence.
Waters, in her remarks to reporters at a protest in Brooklyn Center where thousands have been protesting the death of Daunte Wright, emboldened people to “take to the streets” if Chauvin is found not guilty of the murder of George Floyd, one of the several charges the former Minneapolis police officer faces in his trial in Floyd’s death. The trial is, which it is believed will conclude this week.
“We’re looking for a guilty verdict,” Waters said. “And we’re looking to see if all of the talk that took place and has been taking place after they saw what happened to George Floyd, if nothing does not happen, then we know that we’ve got to not only stay in the street, but we’ve got to fight for justice. But I am very hopeful, and I hope we are going to get a verdict that says ‘guilty, guilty, guilty.’ If we don’t, we cannot go away.”
Maxine Waters is marching in Brooklyn Center tonight and told people to take to the streets if Chauvin is acquitted pic.twitter.com/RemfvCCLAn
— Jack Posobiec (@JackPosobiec) April 18, 2021
The same remarks would have landed a Republican in the hot seat by Pelosi and others, so we’re going to find out how two-faced the Speaker is.
Remember, just a couple of months ago when Democrats and their boot-licking sycophants in the Fake News media tried to say that then-President Donald Trump incited violence when he said they were going to fight to expose massive election fraud? How is Maxine Waters saying “we’ve got to fight for justice” any different?
And let’s not kid ourselves that telling her supporters they have to “take to the streets” if Chauvin is not found guilty was a cry for going door to door to get petition signatures. She, like everyone else, knows that her words meant to rabble-rouse the community. She knew her words would agitate a group of people who are already primed and capable of violence. Just look back to the summer months for what happened in Democrat-run cities across the country.
To confirm McCarthy’s accusations, when Waters was asked what protesters (read rioters) should do if Chauvin is found not guilty of murder, she responded saying, “We’ve got to stay on the street and we’ve got to get more active. We’ve got to get more confrontational. We’ve got to make sure they know we mean business.”
Did you hear that? “Get more confrontational” and “make sure they know we mean business.” First off, who are “they” that Waters is talking about? When she uses the word confrontational, and I don’t mean what she will say today if asked what she meant, because she’s a bald-faced liar. I mean, what can we conclude, given the totality of her statements, she meant when she said it? For that matter, what did she mean by “make sure they know we mean business.”
As said previously, this is not the first time Waters has proposed actions that would easily turn to violence. Waters once told supporters to accost Trump administration officials and telling them they should get in their face, and form a crowd, and tell them they are not welcome.
I believe Pelosi may speak with Waters privately on the phone, but I seriously doubt she will ever take action against the California congresswoman because Democrats do not hold their own accountable for anything unless they no longer play the Democrat game.
Rich is syndicated opinion columnist for David Harris Jr. and owner of Maga-Chat.com. He writes about politics, culture, liberty and faith.
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