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Contrasting Trump approach, George Bush says protesters should be heard

Reuters

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Former US president George W Bush said on Tuesday the killing of George Floyd reflected a “shocking failure” concerning racism in the country, and urged that protesters be heard, in sharp contrast to fellow Republican Donald Trump’s get-tough approach.

Without mentioning the president by name, Bush (photo, above) suggested it was out of step with the country’s values to have driven protesters from Lafayette Square across from the White House on Monday just before Trump walked through for a photo opportunity...

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