The verdict — guilty on all counts, in a clear-cut victory for Floyd's supporters — set off jubilation tinged with sorrow around the city. Hundreds of people poured into the streets, some running through traffic with banners. Cars blared their horns.
The jury of six white people and six people who are Black or multiracial began deliberating after nearly a full day of closing arguments in which prosecutors argued that Chauvin squeezed the life out of Floyd last May in a way that even a child knew was wrong.
US President Donald Trump recalls the violence after the death of African-American George Floyd and describes the demonstrators as a 'bunch of thugs' during his election rally in Minnesota. Also, states about signing an executive order that would put such miscreants in jail for 10 years.