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REP. JEFFRIES STATEMENT ON JURY FINDING DEREK CHAUVIN GUILTY OF THE MURDER OF GEORGE FLOYD

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) issued the following statement after a jury found Derek Chauvin guilty of the murder of George Floyd. 

“In the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd, people of good will throughout America spoke up, stood up and showed up to demand justice. The jury has spoken and delivered a just verdict by convicting Derek Chauvin of murder. It’s now time for America to come together, elevate the principle of equal protection under the law and continue this country’s march toward a more perfect union.”