PRESIDENT Biden spoke with the family of George Floyd following Derek Chauvin’s guilty verdict.
Attorney Ben Crump shared video of the moment the president called to speak with Floyd’s family and speak on how some justice is being served.
Attorney Ben Crump and George Floyd’s family spoke on the phone with President Biden as Derek Chauvin was found guilty
“Nothing’s going to make it better,” Biden said. “At least there’s some justice.”
Biden said he and his family have been watching the trial.
“We’re all so relieved,” he said, adding, “Guilty on all three counts.”
“We’re going to get a lot more done. We’re going to do a lot.”
Attorney Ben Crump said “hopefully this is the momentum” in getting legislation to see more justice.
Vice President Kamala Harris then spoke of the family’s “courage” and “strength.”
“This is a day of justice in America,” Harris said.
She told the Floyd family they’ve been “real leaders at this moment where we needed you.”
“In George’s name and memory we’re going to make sure that his legacy is intact and that history will look back at this moment and know that… he had to sacrifice so much, your family did too.”
“We really do believe that with your leadership and with the president we have in the White House that we’re going to make something good come out of this tragedy.”
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