Cantwell Statement on the Killing of George Floyd

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) released the following statement regarding the killing of George Floyd:

No one should be treated or suffer like George Floyd. Mr. Floyd’s family deserves justice. We all should speak out against injustice. Police officers have to be accountable and act within the law.”

“The US Department of Justice must provide the strong oversight required to make sure civil rights laws are followed and provide the federal assistance and support for reforms to make sure cities and local police departments are upholding civil liberties and constitutional rights.”