Protesters converge on White House for second straight day

 

Last updated 5/31/2020 at 12:16am



ASHRAF KHALIL, KEVIN FREKING and MICHAEL BALSAMO

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police fired pepper spray at demonstrators near the White House and the D.C. National Guard was called in as pockets of violence and vandalism erupted during a second straight night of protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and President Donald Trump's response to it.

Hundreds of people converged on the White House and marched along the National Mall, chanting "Black Lives Matter," "I can't breathe" and "No justice, no peace."

Protesters threw water bottles, traffic cones, scooters, even te...



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