Footage from the capital shows people tossing over temporary barricades and shout ing abuse before being pushed back by Secret Service. Mr Floyd died in police custody in Minneapolis after a police officer pinned him to the ground with his knee on his neck. Donald Trump is understood to have spoken to the family on Friday, saying he understood their pain.
The call came after Trump’s tweet suggesting rioters could be shot which sparked outrage and resulted in a Twitter warning label.
USA Today reported at least one person was taken into custody by Secret Service outside the White House.
In Minneapolis 500 national guardsmen were deployed after several nights of violent rioting.
Seven people were shot in Louisville during a Thursday protest, dozens were arrested in New York City, whilst Phoenix police fired rubber bullets at a crowd of protestors.
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According to AJC, riot police have been called into Atlanta, Georgia with the outlet tweeting an image of a police car on fire.
The Secret Service said that their “personnel are currently assisting other law enforcement agencies during a demonstration in Lafayette Park.
“In the interest of public safety we encourage all to remain peaceful.”
The officers involved in the incident have been sacked.
On Friday, one of the officers, Derek Chauvin was charged with murder.
The Hennepin County Attorney’s complaint said Chauvin had his knee on Floyd’s neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds, including for two minutes and 53 seconds after Floyd stopped responding.
A local nightclub owner has claimed that both Mr Floyd and Mr Chauvin worked as bouncers for her south Minneapolis up until last year.
However, it remains unclear if they knew one another.