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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott remains silent on posthumous pardon for George Floyd

The state's parole board recommended in October that Floyd, murdered by a Minneapolis police officer, be pardoned for a minor 2004 drug conviction in Houston. The governor hasn't acted, and isn't answering questions about what he will do.

An image of George Floyd, along with others of black women and men who lost their lives in police shootings, sit at the foot of a statue in Freedman's Memorial Cemetery in Dallas during a vigil on May 31, 2020.

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