The riots escalated after United States President Donald Trump insisted on sending troops to quell protests following the killing of a black man.
According to the report, protests intensified after Donald Trump’s statement to send troops and riots broke out in the White House Garden on the seventh day.
Protesters set fire to a shopping mall in Los Angeles and looted stores in New York City.
The president said in a statement that “mayors and governors must enforce the law until tensions are resolved.”
“If a city or state refuses to take the necessary steps to protect the lives and property of its citizens, I will deploy a US military and their problems will be solved immediately,” he said
After Donald Trump issued the statement, he reached St. John’s Church, which was cleared of protesters by police. He picked up a Bible and posed for pictures with his daughter Ivanka and United States Attorney General William Barr.
The bishop of the Washington, D.C., Michael Curie also joined in criticizing Trump’s use of the historic church for painting.
Bishop Michael Currie said in a statement on Twitter that “the United States President stood in front of St. John’s Church, picked up the Bible and took pictures of himself, thus using the church building and the Bible for partisan political purposes.”
The historic church was also slightly damaged during yesterday’s protests.
Forces deployed to the White House against the protesters include the Military Police National Guard, the Secret Service, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Colombian District Police.
The White House said in a statement that the area had been evacuated following a curfew.
After the riots in Washington, thousands of protesters marched through the streets of Brooklyn, chanting “Justice Now,” and many traveling in cars.
The video, shown on television, shows windows being smashed on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan and expensive items being looted before the night curfew begins.
Footage from Hollywood also shows citizens looting at a medical store where the store’s doors and windows have been smashed.
Police in riot gear stormed a rally on Friday, removing hundreds of protesters by truck.
A second autopsy was requested by George Floyd’s family, and a report has been released.
Another report confirmed that he had died of suffocation and that three officers had assisted in his killing.
The Hannibal County Medical Examiner also released a report confirming George Floyd’s death from asphyxiation.
The county report said George Floyd also suffered a heart attack while in police custody.
Derek Chauvin, a white police officer involved in George Floyd’s murder, was arrested and charged with third-degree torture.
Derek Chauvin is one of four officers fired after the video went viral and a third-degree torture charge was filed against him.
It was Derek Chauvin who kept George Floyd’s neck on his knees with full force for 5 minutes, killing the black man.