Trump calls protesters ‘thugs’ after George Floyd death in police custody

US president Donald Trump has called protesters over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis “thugs”, and vowed that “when the looting starts, the shooting starts”.

US president Donald Trump has called protesters over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis “thugs”, and vowed that “when the looting starts, the shooting starts”.

Mr Trump tweeted after protesters outraged by the death of the black man in police custody torched a police station.

Earlier on Thursday, Mr Trump had said he felt “very, very badly” about Mr Floyd’s death, which took place while he handcuffed and in the custody of...
source: Oxford Times

2020-05-29 10:35
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