Floyd family meets Biden as Congress weighs police bill

 


WASHINGTON (AP) — The anniversary of George Floyd's death was supposed to be a milestone moment, a time to mark passage of legislation to "root out systemic racism" in the criminal justice system, in the words of President Joe Biden. Instead, Floyd's family visited Washington on Tuesday to mourn with Biden and prod Congress to act as they commemorate the loss of their brother, father and son one year ago.

"Today is the day that he set the world in a rage," Floyd's brother Philonise said, addressing reporters at the Capitol alongside family members, Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi an...



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