Tuesday, 21 September, 2021


Judge: Maxine Waters Has Created A Potential Appeal By Chauvin

Pelosi defends Waters' call to 'confront' cops Judge In Chauvin Trial Says Maxine Waters' Attempt To Gin Up Violence Could Lead To Jury Verdict Being Overturned.
Melba Vasquez | 20 April, 2021, 12:20

At a protest in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Maxine Waters told protesters to "stay on the streets" if ex-officer Derek Chauvin is acquitted in the case.

Conservatives have seized on the comments, accusing Ms Waters of inflaming tensions as Minneapolis looks to prevent a repeat of the looting and destruction that occurred after Mr Floyd's death last May. Floyd died on May 25, 2020, after he was arrested by police on suspicion of passing a counterfeit $20 bill.

The second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter case against Chauvin is now with the jury for deliberations.

In a news briefing on Monday, Psaki evaded the direct question about Waters and chose to accuse the police of violence and racism. Even so, the judge criticized the congresswoman for demanding a conviction and calling for protesters to get more "confrontational". And George Floyd is waking so many people up, yet nothing has happened despite the rhetoric.

Waters: "We're looking for a guilty verdict".

"I hope we're going to get a verdict that will say guilty, guilty, guilty", Waters said.

The congresswoman on Saturday said she was "going to fight with all of the people who stand for justice" and urged others to do the same, saying, "We've got to get justice in this country, and we can not allow these killings to continue".

"I don't know [who McClain is] but she was attributing some murder- some incident that happened after that to Maxine's statement". Waters shrugged off the curfew break, saying tersely that she "didn't agree with it". We've got to stay on the street. Let's get to know a bit more about her personal life. In 2018, Waters was livid during Trump's first impeachment proceedings, saying, "Let's make sure we show up wherever we have to show up", the octogenarian Congresswoman yelped.

CNN referred to the remarks as "controversial". "House speaker Nancy Pelosi should strip her of her committee assignments and move for a vote to remove Waters from office".

The Republicans were not really happy with what Waters said and demanded strict action against her for instigating the crowd in Minneapolis. I think if they want to give their opinions they should do so in a respectful, and in a manner that is consistent with their oath to the Constitution, to respect the co-equal branch of government. "I'm talking about elected officials doing what needs to be done to control their budgets and to pass legislation".

However, her remarks on the ongoing trial sparked massive controversy with many believing that Waters is trying to instigate the people who are protesting on the streets of America.

He added that Cahill's comment about the appealwas "blurted out" more as frustration toward Waters and politicians. "You've got to register and you've got to vote and you've got to take the power".

After the jury was sent out on Monday, Judge Peter Cahill rejected an argument from Mr Chauvin's defence lawyer that Ms Waters' comments may have influenced the jury. "Now, the defense attorney has to make that objection now in order to be able to make it again on appeal if Chauvin is convicted, so some of that is just basic lawyering, but this - this is not grounds for a mistrial".

"I'll give you that Congresswoman Waters may have given you something on appeal that may result in this whole trial being overturned", the judge said.

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