Maxine Waters says Rittenhouse judge was ‘outrageous,’ claims justice wasn’t served

In an obvious attempt to pander to their base, Democrats reacted with outrage after the not guilty verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial was read aloud on Friday.

Soon after, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), known for her dramatic antics, revealed during a Sunday MSNBC interview that she isn’t convinced that justice has been served, citing what she believed were multiple mistakes by the judge in the case. Video of the exchange was shared by Breitbart.

It should be noted that Waters’ interview was conducted with a major cable news network that was literally banned from the courtroom after one of its freelancers was caught following the jury bus in what many believe is one of the dumbest media blunders in recent history.

Waters attacks the judge

The California Democrat, who once encouraged violence in the streets during the peak of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests last year, was particularly upset with Kenosha County Circuit Court Judge Bruce Schroeder, who she believes made a series of missteps.

Waters spewed a number of lies about the judge, offering absolutely zero proof to back her defamatory claims.

“Well, you know, I was absolutely disappointed in the judge. He demonstrated from the very beginning that he was on the side of the defendant,” Waters said when asked about her thoughts on the trial. The business of not letting the jury decide on the gun issue, whether or not he was too young to have had a gun, he took that unto himself.”

Waters added: “It was unusual for him to allow this defendant to be able to select who the final jurors were going to be. He was absolutely outrageous in the way that he conducted himself. Everybody saw that. He was the talk of the country, the way that he conducted himself.”

She finished by telling MSBNC’s Alex Witt: “He was brazen, he was bold, he was on the side of the defendant, and I don’t think justice has been served.”

DOJ intervention?

Waters’ strong — and false — assessment of how the trial was conducted echoed statements made by a number of her fellow House Democrats, including Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY), who went as far as calling for Justice Department intervention in the case, as the Washington Examiner reported.

“This heartbreaking verdict is a miscarriage of justice and sets a dangerous precedent which justifies federal review by DOJ. Justice cannot tolerate armed persons crossing state lines looking for trouble while people engage in First Amendment-protected protest,” Nadler tweeted Friday.

President Joe Biden, when first asked about his thoughts on the verdict, told reporters that Americans should “acknowledge that the jury has spoken.”

But shortly after, a written statement from the president was released that not only revealed he was upset with the verdict, but also called on Americans to protest peacefully.

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