Trump Says He Spoke To Family Of Killed African-American Man George Floyd
WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 30th May, 2020) US President Donald Trump said that he spoke to the family of George Floyd, the African American man and Minneapolis resident who died on Monday while being arrested by police, and urged preventing the legitimate public outcry from descending into anarchy.
On Tuesday, a video posted online showed a white Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, pinning Floyd to the ground with his knee on his neck for nearly eight minutes while being handcuffed. Floyd repeatedly said he cannot breathe until becoming unresponsive.
He died at a local hospital shortly thereafter.
Trump said on Friday that the US government can not allow the situation in Minneapolis descent into anarchy and chaos and let the looters in Minneapolis and other cities to "drown the voices of so many peaceful protesters."