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Politics Harris: Trump 'just tear-gassed peaceful protesters for a photo op'

03:40  02 june  2020
03:40  02 june  2020 Source:   thehill.com

United States: Minneapolis ignites after the death of an African-American, killed by the police

 United States: Minneapolis ignites after the death of an African-American, killed by the police © REUTERS / Nicholas Pfosi Thursday May 28, 2020: thousands of protesters gather near the Minneapolis police station where they work blamed them for the death of George Floyd. The city of Minneapolis in the northern United States saw its third night of riots on Thursday after the death on Monday May 25 of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African American who was killed by a white police officer.

Trump heading to St John’s church. Asked about clearing out a park for a photo op POTUS just walked out the front door of the White House and into Lafayette Square - the Moments before the photo - op , as the president prepared to address the nation, clashes erupted between protesters and

US police are using disproportionate force against peaceful protesters , activists told RT, adding that they would continue to fight for far-reaching change. Police in Jacksonville have been using tear gas against peaceful protesters , Suarez told RT in an interview.

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) accused President Trump of firing tear gas at peaceful protestors "for a photo op."

Kamala Harris talking on a cell phone: Harris: Trump 'just tear-gassed peaceful protesters for a photo op' © AP/Pool Harris: Trump 'just tear-gassed peaceful protesters for a photo op'

"Donald Trump just tear-gassed peaceful protesters for a photo op," Harris tweeted Monday.

Several loud bangs echoed before Trump took the podium at the Rose Garden as law enforcement fired tear gas into a crowd of peaceful protesters.

Trump then walked from the White House to the St. John's Church and held up a bible as he took pictures with staff.

Rubio: Protesters outside White House 'deliberately stayed to trigger police action'

  Rubio: Protesters outside White House 'deliberately stayed to trigger police action' Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Monday that the protesters removed from Lafayette Park "deliberately stayed to trigger police action."The Florida senator tweeted that "many in the media fell for the calculated & deliberate tactics of professional agitators.""They knew the street needed to be cleared before 7pm curfew," he posted. The Florida senator tweeted that "many in the media fell for the calculated & deliberate tactics of professional agitators.

It’s okay to support protesting , protesters , and the goal of reforming the justice system, while also being They just wait for their moments after dark. The group that got arrested was peaceful all day And a semi truck deliberately plowed through the blockade and attempted to kill these peaceful

Across the country, peaceful protesters tried to stop violent opportunists from ransacking stores. Cities across the nation appear war- torn after rioters set establishments and cars in the middle of Trump had to flee to the White House bunker to shelter in place for a short period of time on Friday, it

As Trump spoke in the Rose Garden, hundreds of people were gathered just outside of Lafayette Park across the street from the White House to protest for the fourth consecutive night as part of the nationwide demonstrations that have sprung up in response to George Floyd's death.

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) instituted a city-wide curfew to go into effect at 7 p.m. Monday, following outbreaks of violent demonstrations across the capital the night before.

Floyd died last week in Minneapolis police custody after an officer knelt on his neck for several minutes. The officer, Derek Chauvin, who knelt on Floyd's neck was fired and charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Three other officers were fired but not charged.

Miami Statues Vandalized During Protest, Seven People Arrested .
A protest in Downtown Miami on Wednesday led to tense moments between police and protesters and landed several people in custody. © Provided by CBS Miami City of Miami police arrested 7 people Wednesday night. “While initiated the arrests, several protesters assaulted our officers and damaged a police vehicle,” a spokesperson for the Miami PD said in a press release early Thursday. Two statues, one of Christopher Columbus and the other of Juan Ponce De Leon, outside Bayside Marketplace in Downtown Miami were also vandalized during Wednesday night’s protest.

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