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Demonstrators across the country held a total of 260 rallies in 47 states on Monday, in protest of President Trump’s national emergency declaration.

Spearheaded by, a leftist activist group whose donors include liberal billionaire George Soros, the rallies were held on President’s Day, “to protest Donald Trump’s illegal fake emergency and his racist border wall.”

Democratic congresswoman Maxine Waters was on hand for the Los Angeles demonstration, which was held over the noon hour at the Los Angeles City Hall.

“This president is trying to keep a campaign promise to all of those people that he swore to that he would build a wall… and those people who want the wall are not patriots! They’re not people who love this country! They’re not people who stand up for what’s right, and so we’ve got to resist this president and this so-called fake emergency,” she yelled.

“Stop this fake president, stop this fake president,” she chanted, firing up her crowd of supporters, before changing the chant to “Welcome this immigrant, welcome this immigrant!”

A man wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat and holding an American flag dared to stand beside Waters, in protest of her words. Police stood nervously by, and finally led the MAGA-hat-wearing patriot away, as Waters’ crowd cheered. At the very end of the video, one of Waters’ supporters is seen snatching the MAGA hat off the man’s head.

Waters had unleashed a series of statements on Twitter prior to the event, expressing her outrage over President Trump’s national emergency declaration. On Friday, she wrote:

All Americans who respect the Constitution, get ready for the big, big fight! Trump declares FAKE emergency, stealing previously appropriated funds from DOD, Mil. Con., & Treasury. Let’s go, join me! People power can stop him!

Sunday, the day before the “FakeEmergency” rally, Waters blasted out the following:

Every Member of Congress, Dem & Repub, must protect our constitutional “power of the purse.” Don’t allow this president to run over us! If you don’t stand for something, you will fall for anything. Fake emergency! Fake wall! Fake President!

Border landowners, Trump wants to take your private property by eminent domain to build a wall that’s not needed. For years I’ve joined w/ GOP Rep. Sensenbrenner to oppose eminent domain. Will introduce a new bill to stop this fake emergency land grab by this crazy President!

I’ll be at the LA City Hall rally tomorrow @ Noon. Thank you Gov. Newsom & AG Becerra for filing CA’s lawsuit! Thank you other cities & states filing lawsuits! No better way to spend Presidents’ Day than rallying to stop this crazy President w/ his fake emergency to build a wall!

Waters received a load of backlash on Twitter by outraged Americans, law enforcement and veterans, who informed her they definitely ARE patriots, and they DO want the wall.  Below is a sampling of the posts slamming her for claiming that people who want the wall are not patriots:

Local NBC journalist Conan Nolan also tweeted that a “Revolutionary Communist Party” group attempted to crash the rally.

Later that evening, Waters appeared on “Roland Martin Unfiltered” and declared, “We’re the real patriots.”

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