Sen. Bernie Sanders said the Derek Chauvin verdict was "accountability," but not justice.
"We must boldly root out the cancer of systemic racism and police violence against people of color," Sanders said.
Chauvin was found guilty on all counts in the death of George Floyd.
Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont said the verdict in the trial of fired Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin represented "accountability" but not justice.
"The jury's verdict delivers accountability for Derek Chauvin, but not justice for George Floyd.
Chauvin on Tuesday was found guilty of second degree murder, third degree murder, and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.
In a statement on the verdict, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison said, "I would not call today's verdict justice, however—because justice implies restoration. »