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Psaki Declines to Comment on Maxine Waters ‘Confrontational’ Remarks Ahead of George Floyd Verdict

When asked if President Joe Biden agrees with the recent controversial remarks of Rep. Maxie Waters (D-Calif.) about the George Floyd case, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki dodged commenting on Waters while saying it is “the most American thing” to protest against injustice in a press conference on Monday. “[President Biden] has been very […]

McCarthy Announces Resolution to Censure Waters Over ‘Dangerous’ Comments

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said on Monday that he will introduce a resolution to censure Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) over comments he says “incited violence.” “This weekend in Minnesota, Maxine Waters broke the law by violating curfew and then incited violence. Speaker Pelosi is ignoring Waters’ behavior—that’s why I am introducing a resolution to […]

Pelosi Says Waters Shouldn’t Apologize for Comments on George Floyd Trial

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said on Monday that Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) doesn’t have to apologize for comments calling on protesters to “get more confrontational” over the weekend and sought to defend her colleague. “No, she doesn’t,” Pelosi said in response to a reporter’s question on whether Waters should apologize for making the remarks. “Maxine talked […]

Judge Criticizes Rep. Maxine Waters for ‘Confrontational’ Remarks During Chauvin Trial

The judge presiding over the murder trial for former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin made a critical comment about Rep. Maxine Waters’ (D-Calif.) recent remarks that protesters should “get more confrontational” if a guilty verdict isn’t delivered against the former officer. Hennepin County District Judge Peter Cahill on Monday responded to a comment made by […]

Rep. McCarthy accuses Rep. Waters of ‘inciting violence’ over comments to protesters in Minn.

WASHINGTON, DC – DECEMBER 05: U.S. House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy spoke on December 5, 2019 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED  11:25 AM PT – Monday, April 19, 2021 House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) is inciting violence. In a tweet […]

Psaki fails to condemn Rep. Waters’ call to violence

White House press secretary Jen Psaki spoke during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, April 19, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) OAN NewsroomUPDATED  1:15 PM PT – Monday, April 19, 2021 White House spokesperson Jen Psaki failed to condemn Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) over her recent call to violence in Minnesota. “Congresswoman […]

House GOP Leader Says He Will ‘Bring Action’ Against Maxine Waters for ‘Inciting Violence’ if Pelosi Refuses

The House GOP leader on Sunday urged House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to take action against Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) this week for “inciting violence” in Brooklyn Center, Minneapolis, over the weekend. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said that if the House speaker doesn’t “act against this dangerous rhetoric,” he will take action against […]

Sen. Cruz criticizes Rep. Waters for urging violence in Minn., says far-left Democrats seek to divide this country to maximize their own power

WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 13: U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks to reporters prior to the Senate Republican luncheons at the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on April 13, 2021 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 4:20 PM PT – Sunday, April 18, 2021 Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said […]

Rep. Waters calls on protesters to ‘get more confrontational’ if Derek Chauvin acquitted

BROOKLYN CENTER, MINNESOTA – APRIL 17: Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) joins demonstrators in a protest outside the Brooklyn Center police station on April 17, 2021 in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 1:55 PM PT – Sunday, April 18, 2021 Democrat Representative Maxine Waters (Calif.) called for protesters to “get more […]

Rep. Waters denies inciting violence against Republicans

WASHINGTON – AUGUST 13: Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calf.) held a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on August 13, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 12:40 PM PT – Monday, February 8, 2021 Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) has been attempting to deny reports that she incited violence against Republicans. […]