Amy Klobuchar Responds To Claims She Didn’t Prosecute Officer In George Floyd’s Arrest | MSNBC

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., responded to accusations that she declined to prosecute the police officer involved in the death of George Floyd, calling the claims "absolutely false." Aired on 05/29/2020.
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Amy Klobuchar Responds To Claims She Didn't Prosecute Officer In George Floyd's Arrest | MSNBC

69 Comments on "Amy Klobuchar Responds To Claims She Didn’t Prosecute Officer In George Floyd’s Arrest | MSNBC"

  1. The cops always get the benefit of the doubt and they need to put a stop to that.

    • @R A M There’s a difference?

    • @Mister Hat Yes…one is departmental and the other is community. I am referring to community policing while your position seems to be departmental. We can agree to disagree, but having never tried a thing, one can be of the opinion that it won’t work but the opinion doesn’t make it an actual fact, just an opinion which you are rightly entitled to.

    • @Mister Hat The difference by definition is this: separation is the act of separating or the condition of being separated while segregation is the setting apart or separation of things or people, as a natural process, a manner of organizing people that may be voluntary or enforced by law.

    • @Mister Hat Jim Crow Laws are an example of segregation

    • @Mister Hat See the difference? One is usually enforced by law, segregation. The other, separation is done willingly by choice.

  2. Denise Lictawa | May 29, 2020 at 2:16 PM | Reply

    Her chances at Vice President just went out the door, 3 CNN reporters were just arrested by state police for absolutely nothing. First amendment rights be damned I guess. Looks like another sue case like Ferguson,Missouri

    • ​@Clarence Wallace I am voting for Biden because I value American democracy. Trump is ignorant, racist, misogynistic, narcissistic, weak, immoral, and desperate. He only knows two roles – attacker or victim. His absolute failure of leadership continues to damage America’s reputation around the world. The majority of the world now laughs at or pities Americans. Trump spends the majority of his time tweeting and actively attempting to divide the nation. Under his leadership more than 100,000 Americans have died of COVID-19 and rather than acknowledge their deaths and bear witness to the suffering of those that have lost loved ones he whines about anything and everything. He is absolutely pathetic. For me this isn’t about being a Republican or a Democrat or an Independent. It’s about electing people that have integrity and character and represent American values domestically and internationally.

      To be clear, I do not like Biden and I am not voting for him because I think he is an ideal candidate. When Trump and Biden are the best that the United States has to offer it is clear what direction the country is headed. I am simply voting for the best option available.

    • @Clarence Wallace If you do not think voting is important, then it makes sense why you do not value democracy.

    • One reporter, and three crew members. Stop the screwing up with the facts in order to sling the irrelevant at someone else.

    • Kathleen Schlegel | May 29, 2020 at 8:52 PM | Reply

      @Suzy Qualcast they were asking what they needed to do. The cops didn’t trust their credentials.

    • Suzy Qualcast wrong … the reporter asked the police numerous times where they should be. He spoke after he got released and said when he asked why he was being arrested the police said “ I’m just following orders “. That was the explanation.

  3. James Latest | May 29, 2020 at 2:25 PM | Reply

    Would the shooting of a Cop whilst he was murdering a person be justifiable homicide ?

    • Murdering the cop? No. Because the cop dies and the suspect doesn’t. You do, however, have a right to intervene physically and stop it. Fight it in court, afterwards.

    • Carriemchardy Carrie | May 29, 2020 at 8:25 PM | Reply

      @Nezbit Odenstien Like nailing two planks together

    • @nobodyspecial – I never said it wasn’t but if Blacks were armed and stepped up he still might have lived.

    • Nezbit Odenstien | May 29, 2020 at 8:32 PM | Reply

      @Carriemchardy Carrie Like stupid games stupid prizes. Mr Floyd Finally took personal responsibility for himself. Unwillingly but responsibility came. Goodbye George.

    • George B. Wolffsohn nah the best weapon is a 16 clip 9mm

  4. Sonwabile Rwaxa | May 29, 2020 at 2:28 PM | Reply

    The cop is arrested, what about the other guys?

    • @Pierre Williston 🙁

    • Pierre Williston | May 29, 2020 at 7:15 PM | Reply

      Debate Me! what color the pacifier ???

    • Carriemchardy Carrie | May 29, 2020 at 8:21 PM | Reply

      @Gary Oamilda The other 3 will end up being charged under a number of charges. Murder in the 3rd degree means culpable homicide and can mean life imprisonment.

    • Kathleen Schlegel | May 29, 2020 at 8:50 PM | Reply

      @Debate Me! he’s DEAD as**ole

    • @Mox Avenger How much more intentional does it get? Theres an unarmed black man in cuffs saying he cant breathe but you keep pressing your knee into his neck, that’s intentional. Nothing will change over all. It will still happen if they dont actually do anything, 3rd degree murder is not “doing something” its trying to shut up the black community.

  5. Keep blaming everyone but yourself that way your hands arent the one with blood. You should have changed it a long time ago.

  6. She is full of it.

  7. Philando Castile was on your watch? No?

    • BrisThaBraveheart the grand jury dismissed it, not her! Did u even pay attention? Also for those of u calling Amy KKK keep in mind crime rates have gone down under her prosecution, 12% drop in black incarceration 22% drop in black sentencing.

    • BrisThaBraveheart | May 29, 2020 at 6:15 PM | Reply

      SidTheKid you do realize a prosecutor can get a “Ham sandwich indicted” if they wanted to right? Smdh stop coming up here with the talking points you JUST heard her say during her interview on MSNBC this morning. She is a KNOWN racist among the BLACK community. It’s funny how YOU aren’t black, yet are trying to tell black folks how they should view a person who has a reputation for protecting corrupt white cops. YOU don’t have to think she’s racist and that’s fine. However, please save your sanctimonious preaching to us black folks because we don’t care what you think. Now enjoy the rest of your day.

    • Again, it went to grand jury, as she said. The grand jury makes charging decisions.

    • BrisThaBraveheart | May 29, 2020 at 6:52 PM | Reply

      J Nagarya and AGAIN, ANY prosecutor can get ANY case indicted that they want to get indicted. Hence the saying “a prosecutor can get a ham sandwich indicted”. You’re probably a racist like her, hence the reason you keep with the ridiculous defense of her horrible track record against the black community. Nice try though

    • Backpack PePelon | May 29, 2020 at 8:37 PM | Reply

      She’s a devil too, no doubt.

  8. Grand juries are manipulated by the prosecutors, that is why police, in most cases, do not get indicted for crimes they commit.

    • ShutUpAndDance! | May 29, 2020 at 8:18 PM | Reply

      Amy Klobuchar: I take no responsibility.

    • Kitt Songstad | May 29, 2020 at 8:38 PM | Reply

      @Arvind Talukdar public defenders are paid by the county for one and for another they’re usually too busy to do much of anything. Once you start to go to court you might see a public defender for 10 minutes tops. It’s not like the old days.

    • Kitt Songstad | May 29, 2020 at 8:43 PM | Reply

      I don’t think Klobacher is shook up because shes guilty of something. She was attacked. But the fact of the matter is that no matter where you work or what work you do there’s a culture. When the system is toxic it’s not always easy to go against the grain. But more often than not people just get comfortable in their jobs and they stop caring so much about the quality of their performance. But none of us really know.

    • Beachdudeca | May 29, 2020 at 9:18 PM | Reply

      Zero Chance Amy or Harris Could Survive The Attack Ads If Either Were The VP Pick !

    • Kitt Songstad | May 29, 2020 at 10:40 PM | Reply

      @Beachdudeca yeah, I was hearing about Harris the minute she threw her hat in the ring.

  9. Jayne Berkley | May 29, 2020 at 2:57 PM | Reply

    About time, but 3 are still out there!

    • …And 3 they will stay! I’ll be surprised they get Cauvin, much less the onlookers! ;-(

    • @Jay Satyr You obviously havent watched the available videos.

      THREE of the four held Floyd down. ONE stood and ran interference. ADD FOUR are complicit in the death.

    • @J Nagarya – What’s your point? You think it’ll make a difference to a jury when all the weight will fall on Cauvin? More than likely they’ll all get deals to testify against him, but my suggestion is “play the victim!” It’s worked so well for police over the 60+ years I’ve been alive! We talk about video proof here; it didn’t stop Rodney King’s jury to acquit those cops in Semi Valley! Do I really need to go down the list of assaults and deaths of black people where a lot of these guys don’t even lose their jobs, much less get convicted of ANYTHING! Just being a realist with Trump in the OVAL Office fueling hatred and resentment! Sorry to be so negative, but these are negative times! ;-(

    • J Nagarya exactly

  10. This face keeps showing up on some effed up cases under her watch. Then she comes on cnn to do damage control. Glad she fell off as a potential candidate.

  11. Maybe if she had prosecuted the officer in the past THIS would’ve nevvvvver happened.

  12. justcallme... | May 29, 2020 at 4:25 PM | Reply

    She is in full on damage control/campaign mode. If you want 4 more years of the combover king, put this clown on the ticket.

  13. slinkiegirl2001 | May 29, 2020 at 4:30 PM | Reply

    when all else fails bring on the croc tears, she says change she could of changed when she was DA but turned a blind eye

    • slinkiegirl2001 She’s a perfect match for Joe Biden, so disingenuous, always passing the buck. They act as though institutional racism is a new phenomenon, it should’ve been the forefront issue from the time she took office, it’s overdue!

  14. The entire country needs to have a moment of silence for George Floyd.


  16. “The way to make change is to call for change and make sure that happens.” Serious? Political non-speak at its purest!

  17. painter1 Blues | May 29, 2020 at 5:18 PM | Reply

    Amy Klobachar always sounds as though she is reading off from a list of her accomplishments rather than having an authentic idea or comment.

  18. Sabeen Shahjehan | May 29, 2020 at 5:55 PM | Reply

    She’s unraveling in real time… she’s done ✅

  19. Shepherdess Connie Brown | May 29, 2020 at 7:03 PM | Reply

    She said my number one focus was, “A City Burning!!!” Really!

  20. ShutUpAndDance! | May 29, 2020 at 8:19 PM | Reply

    Amy Klobuchar: I take no responsibility.

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