Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., reportedly requested police protection during her trip to Minnesota over the weekend, where she made inflammatory comments that many have perceived as inciting violence in a region that has been experiencing intensifying protests.
Travel logs obtained and published by Townhall editor Katie Pavlich, appeared to show that Waters requested a U.S. Capitol Police escort on Saturday when she flew from Dulles International Airport to Minnesota-St. Paul International Airport.
Protests have been ramping up in Brooklyn Center – near Minneapolis – where Duante Wright was shot as the trial of Derek Chauvin, who has been accused of murdering George Floyd, nears its culmination.
Waters incited angry protesters in Brooklyn Center “stay in the street” as she joined the protests on Saturday and violated the local curfew.
“We’ve got to stay in the street and we’ve got to get more active, we’ve got to get more confrontational,” Waters said, referencing a scenario where Chauvin is not convicted. “We’ve got to make sure that they know that we mean business.”