April 20, 2021

Manchin Statement On Conviction of Derek Chauvin For The Murder Of George Floyd

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted on all three counts in the killing of George Floyd.

“Today the justice system worked and the rule of law delivered accountability for the murder of George Floyd. I commend Attorney General Keith Ellison and his team, the brave witnesses and jurors for the critical role they played in this trial. It is time for our country to move from hurt to healing. I hope today’s verdict brings some peace to the Floyd family and every person heartbroken by his death.”