Senator says three ex-officers to be charged in Floyd case
Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar has said the state’s attorney general will bring an elevated charge of second-degree murder against one former police officer over the killing of George Floyd.
Republicans should ‘stop pandering to racism’ says former party strategist
We speak to Tara Setmayer, who’s a former communications strategist for the Republican Party.
Floyd family lawyer calls for all police officers present at his killing to be charged
The lawyer for George Floyd’s family has called for all of the police officers who were present at his killing to be charged.
Trump praises ‘overwhelming force’ to restore order
President Trump visited the Saint John Paul II shrine in Washington DC today after threatening to deploy the military to quash a week of unrest and protests over the death of George Floyd.
‘People are hurting and we need our government to be accountable’ – Representative Charles Booker
Joining me is Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and Kentucky House Representative Charles Booker.
Unrest in US cities provides sobering history lesson
The pictures we are seeing are America in 2020. But they are also America 1968, after Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated.
Trump calls for crackdown as disorder spreads across US after George Floyd death
Donald Trump has insisted that state governors must crack down harder and “dominate and arrest” protestors to regain control of the demonstrations engulfing cities across the US.
George Floyd protests spread across the world
America has ‘reached boiling point’. Those are the words of the people on the streets of Minneapolis protesting the killing of George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer.
George Floyd death has triggered ‘release of decades worth of frustrations’ – Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart
Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart speaks to Matt Frei from Washington DC.
America ablaze as George Floyd protests spread across the country
A teenager has been killed and dozens of protesters have been arrested.
NAACP division boss on the Floyd protests
Tiffany Loftin is the Director of the Youth College Division of the NAACP which is an American civil rights organisation. She speaks to Channel News from Washington.
Ending the shut down in Virginia, USA
All of America’s 50 states are lifting lockdown restrictions – but many public health officials are warning that it is too soon.
‘Trump confusing everybody about what America stands for and what our role is’ – Madeleine Albright
We’re joined from Washington DC by Madeleine Albright – who was US Secretary of State during President Clinton’s time in office – and the first woman to have that role.
‘Tackle this systemic, deep-rooted racism in our institutions’ – former US prosecutor Chiraag Bains on Minneapolis protests
Earlier we were joined by Chiraag Bains, who served in the US Justice Department where he investigated police misconduct.
Trump lashes out at Minneapolis protesters after police station torched
The clip of a black man being held on the ground by a policeman sparked rioting and looting in the city where it happened, Minneapolis, and beyond.