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'Some of his tweets have not been helpful': GOP senators criticize Trump's Floyd protest rhetoric

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A number of Senate Republicans on Monday criticized the president's rhetoric on protests demanding action after George Floyd's death in Minneapolis.

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Family of George Floyd Files Civil Suit [Video]

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Floyd's family sues Minneapolis over his death [Video]

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Milley: 'Personally outraged' by George Floyd's death [Video]

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Obama worries Trump will 'kneecap' Postal Service [Video]

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