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Waters Requested Police Protection During Minnesota Trip Where She Told Protesters Get More ‘Confrontational’

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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, who is also a Fox News contributor, 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 intensifying 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.

A spokesperson for Rep. Waters did not return Fox News’ request for comment.

The documents have not been verified by Fox News.

The California Democrat’s remarks during her visit to the area, however, have drawn widespread attention and scrutiny.

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