Daily Archives: May 30, 2020

DC Protesters Clash With Police, National Guard Activated

Hundreds of people marched and demonstrated in D.C. Saturday night to protest the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee on his neck. The D.C. National Guard is assisting U.S. Park Police with its response to protests near the White House. Tense standoffs continued between protesters…

Mayor Bowser Calls Trump’s Tweets ‘Gross,’ Addresses Protests in DC

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser addressed the District Saturday after protests were held in front of the White House Friday night over the death of George Floyd. She also responded to tweets put out by President Donald Trump Saturday morning. “We are grieving hundreds of years of institutional racism,†Bowser said. “People are tired, sad, angry and desperate for change.†Trump…