Political Leaders React to Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdicts

COLUMBUS, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC – Reaction to the Derek Chauvin guilty verdicts.

Governor Mike DeWine in a statement says “as we go forward as a nation, we must learn from the tragic death of George Floyd”.

Attorney General David Yost in a statement says “Chauvin dishonored his badge; that should weigh heavily in his sentencing hearing.”

U.S. Senator from Ohio Rob Portman tweeted: “George Floyd’s death was tragic and should never happen to anyone in America”.

And state Democratic Party Chair Liz Walters said “we have much more work to do in the fight for racial justice”.