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Maxine Waters Claims 'Right-Wing Organizations' Are Preparing For Violence If Trump Loses

'[They're] training up in the hills somewhere and targeting ... what communities they’re going to attack'

Maxine Waters Claims 'Right-Wing Organizations' Are Preparing For Violence If Trump Loses

California Rep. Maxine Waters claimed supporters of former President Donald Trump were "going to attack" if the former president does not secure re-election this November.

Waters made her remarks during a Sunday appearance on MSNBC's The Sunday Show with host Jonathan Capehart. During the segment, the California representative discussed Trump's recent interview with TIME magazine, adding she planned to ask President Joe Biden and the Department of Justice (DOJ) how they would prepare for violence from "right-wing organizations."

“This is a man who we better be careful about,” Waters told Capehart. “And I tell you what I’m going to do. I’m going to ask the Justice Department, and I’m going to ask the president to tell us what they’re going to do to protect this country against violence if he loses.”

“I want to know about all of those right-wing organizations that he’s connected with, who are training up in the hills somewhere and targeting, you know, what communities they’re going to attack,” Waters continued.

In 2018, Waters infamously said then-President Trump and his cabinet were "not welcome" in society.

“If you think we’re rallying now, you ain’t seen nothing yet," Waters said at the time outside the Wilshire Federal Building during a toy drive. “Already, you have members of your Cabinet that are being booed out of restaurants … who have protesters taking up at their house, who say, ‘No peace, no sleep! No peace, no sleep!’”

The California representative declared God was on her side.

“Let’s make sure we show up wherever we have to show up and if you see anybody from that Cabinet in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gasoline station, you get out and you create a crowd and you push back on them, and you tell them they’re not welcome anymore, anywhere," she added.

During the 2021 trial of Derek Chauvin over the infamous and controversial death of George Floyd the prior year, Waters joined protestors saying they would "get more confrontational" if a guilty verdict was not announced.

"We've got to stay in the streets, and we've got to demand justice," she said. "I am hopeful that we will get a verdict that says, 'guilty, guilty, guilty,' and if we don't, we cannot go away."

"We've got to get more confrontational."

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz claimed Waters' 2021 remarks were "actively encouraging riots and violence."

"They want to tear us apart," he wrote at the time.

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