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George Floyd protests turn violent again, Trump vows tougher response to riots


Last updated 6/4/2020 at 11:27am

President Donald Trump walks from the gates of the White House to visit St. John's Church across Lafayette Park in Washington, June 1. AP photo/Patrick Semansky photo

Tom Ozimek

The Epoch Times

Peaceful protests sparked by anger over the police custody death of George Floyd again descended into furious riots after nightfall Monday, June 1, in several U.S. cities, while the Trump administration vowed to mount a more forceful response to contain the chaos.

"We must never give in to anger or hatred. If malice or violence reigns, then none of us is free," President Donald Trump said at a Monday news conference, at which he urged mayors and governors to "establish an overwhelming law enforcement presence until the violence has been quelled."

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