Maj. Gen. Jon Jensen, the adjutant general of the Minnesota National Guard, said the Pentagon's decision to place some military units on a higher state of alert for potential deployment was "a prudent move" that gave Walz more options.
Concern is quickly growing on news the Trump administration has ordered U.S. Military Police to prepare to deploy to Minneapolis after four nights of protests.
Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump called the protestors thugs in a tweet on Friday. Chauvin was charged Friday with murder and manslaughter.
US President Donald Trump says the death of George Floyd, a black man who died while an officer kneeled on his neck, is "a very, very sad event".
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Walz, a Democrat, has activated over 500 members of the Minnesota National Guard to respond to the protests in Minneapolis, while Frey declared a state of emergency until Sunday.
Soldiers from Fort Drum may be deployed to Minneapolis where the police killing of George Floyd has sparked widespread protests, according to CNBC. He estimates that roughly 80% of protesters were out-of-state and said officials will soon release names and background data of people arrested.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey (D) said the majority of those arrested in his city were also not local residents.
A video of the incident prompted thousands of people to take to the streets to protest racial discrimination and excessive use of force by the police.
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A White House official said there is no plan to deploy active duty soldiers to Minneapolis. Some cars were set on fire in scattered neighborhoods, business break-ins began and eventually there were larger fires.
Units would be deployed under the Insurrection Act of 1807, a senior official reportedly said.
Looting has again kicked off across the city, with a group gathered near a convenience store near the 5th precinct attempting to breach the building. He said, "for that police station to be abandoned and taken over, I've never seen anything so disgusting and stupid in my life". There was no indication Saturday that Trump meant to invoke that act.
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