California congresswoman Maxine Waters went to assist a black man who was pulled over by police in Los Angeles this weekend.
In a video shared online, Ms Waters parked her SUV and said she intervened to see what Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers were doing when they pulled a black man over.
The black Democrat told the person videoing that “they stopped a brother so I stopped to see what they [the LAPD] were doing”.
She added that police had threatened her with a ticket, and said: “They say I’m in the wrong place”
“They’re going to give me a ticket, but that’s okay, as long as I watch them,” added the congresswoman.
She was then seen walking back towards the police, as another pers… (Read more)
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA 43) making sure the brother pulled over is having his rights protected! Queen! pic.twitter.com/sT9Mk3Tz7X
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