Kelly Statement on the Conviction of Derek Chauvin

Apr 20, 2021

Washington, D.C. - Following the announcement that former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murdering George Floyd, U.S. Representative Mike Kelly released this statement:

“Our pledge of allegiance declares we are one nation under God that guarantees liberty and justice for all, and today justice was served. The defendant received due process and a jury of his peers determined he was guilty of murdering George Floyd. I respect that decision and admire our judicial system for carrying out a fair trial under the rule of law. Now I pray the Floyd family can find peace, and that our nation can move forward to heal.”