US President Donald Trump threatened Monday night to send the military to disperse protests which have taken place across the country. He said if the city authorities failed to control the protests or refused to take action, he would quickly resolve the issue on their behalf. Trump made his threats Monday night at the White House Rose Garden.
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The protests over the death of George Floyd continue, with more of them turning violent. Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump has called on state governors to take charge. Despite night curfews being enacted in 40 cities, tens of thousands of protesters ignored them and filled the streets across the country.
The State of Minnesota has deployed the National Guard on the streets to keep law and order as protesters, triggered by the murder of George Floyd, continue to cause havoc. Rioters have left retail stores and vehicles destroyed in their wake as they lament his racially-instigated death.
Some members of the Joe Biden presidential campaign have contributed to the Minnesota Freedom Fund. At least 13 members of staff have posted receipts of their contributions on Twitter. The non-profit organization helps to pay bail for incarcerated community members that are unable to raise the money.
Despite nighttime curfews being enacted in at least 25 cities in the US, the protests against the death of the African American, George Floyd, continued on Saturday night for the fifth day running. Tens of thousands of protesters filled the streets across the country, and clashes between them and the police became a common scene.
The murder of George Floyd, an African American, has led to massive protests across the United States, which are seemingly multiplying day by day. The murder, which took place in Minneapolis, has triggered chain reactions in dozens of states, leading to the imposition of curfew in at least 25 US cities.
Minneapolis faced yet another night of clashes between police and demonstrators in protests against police brutality and the death of African-American George Floyd. The protests began peacefully but turned violent at night. In Detroit, a man was killed during the demonstrations.
Protests over the murder of a black man in Minneapolis have hit several major cities in the United States. Demonstrations in the nation’s capital, Washington, DC yesterday briefly led to the White House being locked down. In New York, more than 50 people have been arrested.
The ex-Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, was arrested on Friday and charged with the murder of George Floyd. According to Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman, Chauvin was charged with third degree murder and manslaughter. In all the demonstrations, protesters have been demanding the prosecution of the officer who had his knee on Floyd’s neck.
One man was shot and killed during protests against the police-involved death of George Floyd, an African American in Minneapolis. The police department said that they responded to a report of a stabbing, but upon reaching the Bloomington area, they found the body of a man lying on the sidewalk.
Four Minneapolis police officers have been fired following the death of an African-American, George Floyd. The move came a day after Floyd was killed after being inhumanely treated by the officers. In a horrifying video, a white police officer, since identified as Derek Chauvin, pinned Floyd down with his knee as he lay on the ground during an arrest.