Former Democratic presidential candidate and vice presidential candidate, Amy Globacher, failed to sue the police officer involved in George Floyd’s death when he served as district attorney in 2006, prompting criticism of his law enforcement background.
Officer Derek Chuvv, who was seen on video while kneeling in the air with a knee to Floyd’s neck on Monday, was one of six officers who shot and killed 42-year-old Wayne Reyes in 2006 after the man opened fire on police. Communities Against Police Brutality According to United Minneapolis Watch Committee.
The shooting occurred during Globacher’s Hennepin County prosecutor’s term, but the case did not go before a grand jury until he left office and was elected Minnesota senator. Star Tribune reports.
In 2008, a grand jury ultimately decided not to blame the authorities for any wrongdoing in the shooting, The Guardian reports.
VP for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. For the Star Tribune.
The results were left to a grand jury, a common practice at the time, according to the newspaper.
But the national outrage associated with Floyd’s death now puts extra pressure on Biden to choose a mate who is more aligned with the “mainstream audience,” Shea, the chairman of the political group, told the Star Tribune.
“We need to close the stimulus gap that Biden is currently facing,” Allison said. “A VP that extends the campaign’s ability to reach a key audience is important to black women. Brown women are important. Globacher doesn’t do that.”
In March, Globuchar He was admitted to the Washington Post As Hennepin County’s chief prosecutor, she has no “proper record” and said she still wants to take “personal responsibility” in the cases.
“But I promise you, every day of that job, I tried to put myself in the shoes of others to do what was right,” he said.
Meanwhile, Globuchar said in a statement released Tuesday that Floyd’s “terrifying and gut-wrenching death” called for immediate action.
“There needs to be a full and thorough investigation into what happened and those responsible for the incident should be held accountable,” Globacher’s statement read.