Washington — Tuesday’s Democrats will be more “conflicting” to Minnesota protesters if a jury finds former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin innocent at the death of George Floyd. He stopped efforts to blame Congressman Maxine Waters for ordering. ..
The House of Representatives cast 216-210 votes in line with party policy to submit a Republican motion condemning California Democrats.
Activists asked what to do with Acquitted in Chauvin trialWaters said on Saturday: “Well, we have to stay on the street, and we need to be more aggressive,” he added, “we need to be more confrontational.” We need to make sure we know what we mean by business. “
The comment ignited the conservatives, saying her words were a call for violence.
“Maxin Waters believes violence is worth it,” Waters’ past comments calling for protesters against Trump administration officials “need action” and “patterns” from lawmakers. Was shown.
Democrats denied the effort, noting that a majority of the Republicans in the House of Representatives supported efforts to overturn the outcome of the 2020 presidential election.
“Lauren Boebert is confused. Matt Gaetz is confused. Marjorie Taylor Greene is confused. Clear the mess, Kevin. Sit this. There is no credit here. We support peaceful protests, “said House Democratic Party Chairman Hakeem Jeffries, DN.Y. Said on Tuesday.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) Defended Waters, saying her comments did not identify violent behavior.
“Maxin talked about the conflict in the way of the civil rights movement,” Pelosi said. “I think I should take the initiative from the George Floyd family. They treat this with great dignity and there is no lack of ambiguity or misunderstanding by the other side. No, she should apologize. I do not think.”
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This article was originally published in USA TODAY: House stops Republican efforts to blame Maxine Waters for Chauvin’s comment