Week 13: Pres. Biden addressed the nation following the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin murder trial, hit his goal of all adults being eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by April 19, and celebrated Earth Day by kicking off his virtual Summit on Climate
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“This can be a giant step forward in the march toward justice in America.” President Joe Biden praised the guilty verdict of Derek Chauvin for murdering George Floyd, but cautioned that the fight for racial justice in the U.S. is nowhere near complete
Pres. Biden on Chauvin verdict: "It was a murder in full light of day, and it ripped the blinders off for the whole would to the systemic racism...that's a stain on our nation's soul."
President Biden called George Floyd’s family to express his support, saying that he was praying for the “right verdict” in Derek Chauvin's trial. He defended his decision to weigh in on an unresolved trial, saying he waited until the jury was sequestered.
President Biden called the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial a potential “giant step forward,” but he also called the jury’s decision a “much too rare” step for Black Americans who have been killed or abused by police.