Did Nancy Pelosi Thank George Floyd for ‘Sacrificing’ His Life?

Posted on AllSides April 20th, 2021
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On April 20, 2021, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke at a news conference following the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who was convicted of murder and manslaughter charges in the killing of George Floyd. In the course of her comments, Pelosi reportedly said something that caught the ear of social media users: “Thank you George Floyd for sacrificing your life for justice.”

This was a genuine quote. It’s true that Pelosi said “Thank you George Floyd for sacrificing your life for justice.”

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