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Trump expects 'full report' on death of George Floyd

Added 05-27-20 04:58:02pm EST - “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.?” - Thehill.com

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President TrumpDonald John TrumpJustice says it will recommend Trump veto FISA bill Fauci: Nominating conventions may be able to go on as planned Poll: Biden leads Trump by 11 points nationally MORE 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 going to get a very full report.” 

Floyd, an unarmed African American man, died Monday after being handcuffed and pinned to the ground by a white police officer in Minneapolis.

Video captured by onlookers showed Floyd telling the officers that he couldn’t breathe as one of them held him down with a knee on top of his neck. The footage quickly spread on social media, prompting widespread outrage. 

All four police officers involved in the incident that led to Floyd’s death have been fired from the Minneapolis Police Department. Local authorities and the FBI are investigating, according to the department.

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