In a bizarre and highly controversial moment, the US president has imagined that George Floyd, who was violently murdered on May 25, is ‘having a great day.’
In an hour-long press conference to talk about various subjects including Covid-19 and a reduction in US unemployment levels, during which he took no questions from the press, Donald Trump said:
‘Hopefully George is looking down right now and saying this is a great thing that’s happening for our country. This is a great day for him. It’s a great day for everybody. It’s a great day for everybody. This is a great, great day in terms of equality.’
It doesn’t take much imagination to realize that this brought an immediate storm of criticism.
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