George Floyd’s brother calls killing premeditated

Philonise Floyd testified on Capitol Hill about his brother’s death, saying “enough is enough” and pleading with lawmakers to "stop the pain."
2:56 | 06/11/20

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Well, now to that emotional testimony on capitol hill from George Floyd's brother calling the killing premeditated saying enough is enough and pleading with lawmakers to stop the pain. Alex Perez has been tracking all the latest from Minneapolis where one of the former officers charged in Floyd's death has been released on bail. Good morning, Alex. Reporter: Hey, good morning, Amy. That emotional testimony comes as the police chief announces the first of what he says are many changes to come. Justice has to be served. Reporter: On Wednesday emotional testimony from George Floyd's brother on capitol hill. His life mattered. All our lives matter. Black lives matter. Reporter: Philonise Floyd telling congress his brother's death was racially motivated. I think it was personal because they worked at the same place. For him to do something like that, it had to be premeditated and he wanted to do it. And intentional. Yes, sir. Reporter: Reliving the pain of his loss pleading with lawmakers to hold officers accountable. I'm tired. I'm tired of pain. I'm here to ask you to make it stop. By the leaders that of our country the world needs the right thing. Reporter: Later joining a group marching down black lives matter plaza in D.C. And overnight fired officer Thomas lane charged with aiding and abetting in the murder of George Floyd released from jail after posting became and this morning, stunning new information from prosecutors saying they had been negotiating a deal with the former cop accused of killing Floyd, Derek chauvin, to plead guilty to murder and federal civil rights charges. But just as prosecutors prepare to speak back on may 28th, the deal fell apart. We thought we would have another development I could tell you about. Unfortunately, we don't at this point. Reporter: Chauvin charged with third degree murder the next day, upgraded to second degree the following week. Reporter: With demands to defund or disband the police growing louder across the country -- We will never evolve in this profession if we do not address it head on. Reporter: Chief Ardan dough revealing changes to the Minneapolis pd saying the department will withdraw from contract negotiations with the union and start using new technology to better track officer misconduct and intervene. Mr. Floyd in his last words and breaths was expecting someone wearing this uniform to help him, to save him and that did not occur. Reporter: And the president of the police union here has issued a statement responding to those changes announced by the police chief saying in part that city officials should resist the urge to pander to those demanding the rational. All right, Alex, thank you.

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