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Donald Trump on violent Minneapolis protests: Mayor Jacob Frey 'weak,' 'thugs' dishonor George Floyd's memory

USATODAY.com Friday, 29 May 2020
Amid escalating violence in Minneapolis after George Floyd's death, President Donald Trump criticized the city's mayor and called protesters "thugs."
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