Counter protesters burn US flag outside the office of Maxine Waters

People are chanting slogans as they burn a US flag outside the Los Angeles office of U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, Thursday, 19. July 2018, in Los Angeles.


A group of counter-protesters gathered in front of the office of California Rep. Maxine Waters Thursday, burn and kick an American flag to show after a group of right-wing protesters failed to.

The Oath Keepers said they would call a rally against the Congressman a “protest terrorist inciter” early Thursday afternoon to show and counter protesters, in support of waters.

A few dozen counter-protesters, including Union members, the leaders of the Church, South Los Angeles residents and members of activist groups, gathered in front of the office around lunch time.

Some of the demonstrators chanted “Black power”, while others Resist held signs that read,”!”

At some point during the protest, a vehicle with an American flag on the back approached and was of the mass.

People who burned their fists on a U.S. flag as she chants outside of the Los Angeles office of U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, Thursday, 19. July 2018, in Los Angeles.


Some of the demonstrators Los opened the car doors while the other one grabbed the flag and drove the vehicle.

The flag was then entered and set fire to it, as someone said, the flames stoked. A few people cheered and someone shouted, “This is the American flag, their flag.”

No one was injured and the police made no arrests.

Despite Fox News’ attempts to contact Waters were unsuccessful, the California Democrat, said a day earlier that “the Oath Keepers is nothing more than to inflame racial tensions, would like to and create an explosive conflict in our community,” and she called the way of counter-protesters to stay – was ignored.

It remains unclear whether the car was driving was connected to Thursday with the oath Keepers.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Paulina Dedaj is a writer/ reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter @PaulinaDedaj.

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