Minnesota governor activates National Guard to respond to violence following death of George Floyd

Posted 41 days ago

From WWW.WFLA.COM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has activated the National Guard following a request from Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey.

Walz tweeted for calm Wednesday night, calling the violence "an extremely dangerous situation" and urging people to leave the scene.

The last time the Minnesota National Guard was called out to deal with civil unrest was in a backup role during the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul.... (Read more)

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