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US Protestors knock down White House security's barricade as tensions mount over Floyd's death

02:51  31 may  2020
02:51  31 may  2020 Source:   thehill.com

Trump expects 'full report' on death of George Floyd

  Trump expects 'full report' on death of George Floyd President Trump on Wednesday described the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody as a "very sad event" and said he expects a "full report" when he returns to Washington. "We're going to look at it, and we're going to get a report tomorrow when we get back," Trump told reporters while touring the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., when asked whether the police officers involved in the death should be prosecuted. "We're"We're going to look at it, and we're going to get a report tomorrow when we get back," Trump told reporters while touring the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., when asked whether the police officers involved in the death should be prosecuted.

The White House on Friday went into lockdown as protesters shoved over temporary barricades and hurled obscenities at the Secret Service. Videos filmed outside the White House and posted on social media showed masked protesters shoving over barricades on Pennsylvania Avenue.

Los Angeles: A protester breaks a window of a business after protests over George Floyd ' s death turned to violence. Protesters wield a barricade after grappling with Secret Service agents at the White House . Floyd , who had worked security for a nightclub, was arrested for allegedly using

Protests broke out near the White House Saturday, with demonstrators pushing down multiple security barricades and some clashing with police, according to multiple reports.

a person standing next to a fence: Protestors knock down White House security's barricade as tensions mount over Floyd's death © Getty Images Protestors knock down White House security's barricade as tensions mount over Floyd's death

WTOP reporter Alejandro Alvarez shared video from the scene Saturday, showing protesters pushing against a crowd of police officers.

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) shared video of the protest earlier Saturday, in which protesters can be heard chanting, "Hands up, don't shoot!"

Protests have erupted nationwide over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died earlier this week in police custody after bystander video showed an officer kneeling on his neck. 

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The death of George Floyd , a black man killed by a white Minneapolis police officer on Memorial Day Los angeles protest erupts over george floyd death ; american flag Looking to defuse tensions in Louisville, Floyd ’ s mother on Friday called on protesters to continue

White House temporarily locked down amid protests . Demonstrators deface CNN headquarters. Protesters have spent the past hours tussling with secret service and law enforcement over barricades . Protests over killing of George Floyd highlight reality of tensions in the Twin Cities.

 

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Twitter disables Trump video tribute to Floyd over copyright complaint .
Twitter disables Trump video tribute to Floyd over copyright complaintThe clip, which is a collation of photos and videos of protest marches and instances of violence in the aftermath of Floyd's death, has Trump speaking in the background.

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