By Katie Pavlich, Townhall
New documents obtained by Townhall show Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters requested an armed police escort to Minneapolis over the weekend, where she called for violent activists to “stay in the streets” during a protest against law enforcement.
The police protection request accesses the “Risk Factor” as “Moderate,” according to the documents.
Waters flew from Dulles International Airport to Minnesota-St. Paul International Airport on Saturday, April 17, just days ahead of a verdict in the George Floyd, Officer Derek Chauvin trial.
That night, Waters went to meet with protestors and demanded a guilty verdict for Chauvin “or else.”
“I know this, we’ve got to stay in the streets,” Waters said to a group of activists. “We are looking for a guilty verdict.”
“If nothing does not happen then we have to not only stay in the streets but we have to fight for justice,” she continued. “I am very hopeful and I hope that we are going to get a verdict that is guilty, guilty, guilty and if we don’t, we cannot go away.”
She got it. A jury on Tuesday found the former Minneapolis police officer guilty on all counts against him — unintentional second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, a black man. The incident sparked protests and demonstrations, many of them disorderly and violent, against police brutality
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