Madness In Minnesota: Rioters Set Fire To Police Station

Minneapolis residents are assessing the damage after another violent night of protests over the death of a black man in police custody. 

A number of buildings were set on fire, including a police precinct. Officers had to evacuate to the roof, where they were rescued by a chopper.

Protests took place in other parts of the nation over the death of George Floyd. 

The four officers involved have been fired and a criminal investigation is underway on the federal and state levels.

The Mayor of Minneapolis is reacting to President Trump's tweet criticizing his leadership during the protests, which have erupted into full-blown riots. 

Trump blamed the unrest on "a total lack of leadership," and called Mayor Jacob Frey a "very weak radical left Mayor." 

The second part of that tweet led to Twitter slapping another warning label over a message from the president. The platform claimed the line that reads “when the looting starts, the shooting starts.” Violates company rules on “glorifying violence.”

The tweet is still viewable once you click through the disclaimer and Twitter sys it may be in the public’s interest for the tweet to remain accessible.

Overnight, Frey responded to Trump's tweet, and said, "Weakness is refusing to take responsibility for your own actions."

Click Here for the latest on the federal investigations into the death of George Floyd.

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