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Trump defers to states after protests over George Floyd’s death spread across nation

May 31, 2020 - The Miami Herald

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump is relying on mayors and governors to secure cities across the country rocked by protests this weekend over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody, and does not plan to federalize National Guard troops in response, his national security advisor said Sunday. Floyd’s death sparked violent protests in cities across the United States on Saturday night, and by Sunday morning, more than 5,000 National Guard troops had been activated by governors...