President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris name George Floyd’s family following the judgment
TO UPDATE:: George FloydThe family ponders the phone call they received from the president Joe Biden.
George was brother while he appeared in the April 21 episode of The View Philonise Floyd explained what the interaction meant to him. “He has visited us several times since what happened to George,” he said Meghan McCain and the co-hosts. “He just told us he knew what it was like to lose someone and he prayed for us. So that’s basically what it was about. He just made us feel a lot better because the president is so busy and he just spent that time with us. That made us all feel good. “
Ben Crump, who serves as the Floyd’s family attorney, added, “I think President Biden was very much like your father, Meghan. John McCain. He understood people. He knew how to empathize with people in their darkest moments. I thought this is what America needs. We needed people to see humanity in George Floyd as we see humanity in others. I thought that was very special and important to America. “
president Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have achieved George Floyd‘s family found after a jury Derek Chauvin guilty of murder.
According to NBC News, the President and Vice President followed the verdict with staff in the private dining room of the White House on Tuesday, April 20.
After the verdict was pronounced, the president spoke to the governor of Minnesota Tim Walz. He also joined the Vice President and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden in conversation with George’s brother Philonise Floyd from the Oval Office.
According to video posted on lawyer Ben CrumpOn Twitter, President Biden praised the Floyd family for their strength in the high profile case.
“You were amazing [an] incredible family, “he shared.” I wish I were there to put my arms around you … We’ve watched every second of it, the Vice President, we’re all so relieved. Not just one verdict, but all three who are guilty on all three counts. And it’s really important. “