President Biden called George Floyd's family after a jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of murdering Floyd. "At least, God, now there is some justice," Biden told them. Floyd's relatives and Biden said the verdict should serve as a catalyst for broad police reform to stop police brutality against Black Americans. Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris addressed the nation shortly after Chauvin's conviction was announced. "This can be a moment of significant change," Biden said, but real progress will require reform "to reduce the likelihood that a tragedy like this ever happens again." Harris called on the Senate to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, saying it would "hold law enforcement accountable and help build trust between law enforcement and our communities."
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