"Violence never works, how many protests have we had? How many nights have we gone through like last night? How many times have we burned down our own businesses, our own neighborhoods, and our own communities. Burning down your own house never works and never makes sense," says New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. "It dishonors Mr. Floyd's death. Mr. Floyd was not violent. Mr. Floyd was compliant."
"When you are violent it creates a scapegoat to shift the blame. It allows the president of the United States to tweet about looting rather than about murder by a police officer.
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Cuomo: Violent Protests Allow Trump 'To Tweet About Looting Rather Than Murder By A Police Officer'