Transcript for Officials say they will conduct 'robust' investigation into George Floyd's death
My name is Eric McDonald and the United States attorney here for the district of Minnesota. On May 25. That's when he's when he. George Floyd. Was arrested. And detained. By Minneapolis police officers. I'm here to talk about. They may storage each community. And the media is aware. They we are conducting. A robust. And meticulous. Investigation. Into the circumstances. Surrounding. The events at may 25. 20/20. And the police officers' actions. On that evening. Really probably don't need this to say this so here they Minneapolis. Our nation. Really the world. Has witnessed this incredibly. And disturbing. And the loss of life. My heart goes out. To George Floyd. My heart. Goes out to his family. My heart goes out to his friends. And my heart goes out today community. We are grieving and we will seek continued its agreed. To be clear. The Department of Justice. Has made the investigation. In this case the top priority. We have a signs. Highest of the high in my office to investigate. And look at the case. FBI likewise has a science. They're experienced law enforcement officers to conduct the investigation. And to be clear. President John. As well as attorney John you attorney general William Barr. Are directly. And actively monetary. The investigation in this case. I've had direct communications. With attorney general Barr and his staff and we'll continue to do so.
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