Minnesota National Guard Soldier Takes a Knee, Hugs Protesters

by 24USATVJune 2, 2020, 11 p.m. 22
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A Minnesota National Guard soldier took a knee to address protesters outside the Capitol in St. Paul. Lt. Col. Sam Andrews, the Deputy Operations Officer for the Minnesota National Guard, was announcing soldiers would be inside the Capitol until curfew. He told protesters he was sorry for the loss of George Floyd and that: "My heart hurts as a human being" He then asked that they peacefully assembly and respect their property. He said they would respect their rights to assemble and "speak the First Amendment." Before he walked off, he hugged a few of the protesters. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake Subscribe to our newsletter: https://bit.ly/2FJ0oQZ Email us at [email protected] QuickTake by Bloomberg is a global news network delivering up-to-the-minute analysis on the biggest news, trends and ideas for a new generation of leaders.

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