Marjorie Taylor Greene Introducing Resolution to Expel Rep. Maxine Waters from Congress

Rep. Maxine Waters speaks to the media during an ongoing protest at the Brooklyn Center Police Department in Brooklyn Center Minnesota

Ms Waters remarks came amid a backdrop of renewed protests across the United States over a series of police shootings with unrest reported in Oakland, California and Chicago.

"Other Republicans", Forbes reports, "called for punishment but stopped short of advocating expulsion: Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.) called for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to 'take immediate action,' Rep. Jodey Arrington (R-Texas) said to 'sanction' Waters, and Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.) called to 'hold her accountable'".

Waters visited an anti-police brutality protest in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, on Saturday evening, saying demonstrators needed to "stay on the street", demanding justice until police reform becomes a reality.

"Rep Waters is a danger to our society", she added.

Maxine Waters arrived in Brooklyn Center on 17 April and appeared at a BLM gathering against police violence just 30 minutes before a local emergency curfew went into effect.

"We've got to get justice in this country and we can not allow these killings to continue".

This isn't the first time that Waters has been accused of spewing rhetoric that could incite violence.

When asked if Biden agreed with Waters, Psaki did not directly answer, but she made clear that while the president is very much in favor of protesting in general, he opposes violence. "This is also an abuse of power".

Rep. Maxine Waters on Saturday night called for protesters to "stay on the street" and "get more confrontational" if former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is acquitted in the killing of George Floyd.

Nearby in Minneapolis, Derek Chauvin's murder trial has disrupted the city.

"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", Waters continued. "We've got to make sure that they know that we mean business", the representative from California said.

In a tweet, Rep. Ken Buck of Colorado asked, "Why is a sitting member of Congress encouraging protesters to get 'confrontational?'"



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