The President of the United State of America, Donald Trump has personally requested the Federal Bureau Investigation and the Department of Justice to investigate the death of George Floyd.
Donald Trump made this request May 27 asking for the investigation of Floyd to be expedited.
He said: ‘At my request, the FBI and the Department of Justice are already well into an investigation as to the very sad and tragic death in Minnesota of George Floyd.
‘I have asked for this investigation to be expedited and greatly appreciate all of the work done by local law enforcement.’
Trump also commiserated with the late George Floyd’s family and friends stating that justice will be served for George.
‘My heart goes out to George’s family and friends. Justice will be served!
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George is a black American who was pinned in the neck by a white police man in Minnesota. Police confirmed him dead on Monday May 25.
Video of the incident showed the police pinning George down for minutes with on lookers pleading for his life.
George was heard shouting I can’t breathe.’
But the police man was heard saying, ‘Relax.’
George who appears to be in his forties was seen motionless.
His death had spark protest from his community and celebrities such as TI and Cardi B.
The city Mayor, Jacob Frey said the four MPD police officers involved had been terminated.