George Floyd

Trump Lashes Out At Governors Amid Nationwide Unrest: ‘Most Of You Are Weak’
Where Things Stand: ‘Most Of You Are Weak’
This is your TPM early-afternoon briefing.

The irony.

Speaking to governors and other state officials from the Oval Office just now, President Trump suggested that most of those governors on the call were “weak” and urged state leaders to crack down on violence as protests erupt across the nation following the death of George Floyd last week.

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Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo left, listened as north side community members held a protest and rally at the 4th precinct on Plymouth avenue in response to the shooting death of Thurman Blevins by Minneapolis Police  Sunday June 24, 2018 in Minneapolis , MN. ]  JERRY HOLT •
Rage Boils Over In Cities Across America Over Police Killing Of George Floyd
‘Out Of Control’: Nationwide Unrest Continues Flaring Up Over George Floyd’s Death
Protests Over George Floyd Death Overwhelm Authorities Again
Where Things Stand: Charges Over George Floyd’s Death
This is your TPM afternoon briefing.

The police officer who pinned George Floyd to the ground with his knee while Floyd repeatedly shouted that he couldn’t breathe has been arrested.

The Associated Press just reported the news. We’ll get you more details as we learn them, but it is still unclear what he’s been charged with.

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Officer Involved In Killing Of George Floyd Has Been Arrested
on March 21, 2017 in Washington, DC.
A protester carries the carries the U.S. flag upside, a sign of distress, Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Minneapolis. Violent protests over the death of George Floyd, the black man who died in police custody broke out in Minneapolis for a third straight night. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Minneapolis Police Station Torched As Protests Rage Overnight
A fire was started at AutoZone. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ • – Minneapolis, MN – May 27, 2020, Police Protest - man died after a confrontation with Minneapolis on Monday evening. A bystander video that started circulating sometime after the incident appeared to show the man pleading with officers that he couldn't breathe - George Floyd
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