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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) said on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday that many in Minneapolis are "on edge" about the result of the ongoing trial of Derek Chauvin.

Driving the news: State of the Union host Jake Tapper noted to Omar that convictions of police officers are rare and asked if Minneapolis was preparing for a hung jury or a not-guilty verdict.

  • “[T]he community is on edge about that,” Omar replied.
  • “We have seen justice not delivered in our community for many years. I think that there is a lot of confidence in attorney general Keith Ellison and the prosecutors in this case, but we are all eagerly awaiting to see how this trial shakes out."

What they're saying: Omar said watching the trial had been "re-traumatizing" and had invited feelings of helplessness.

  • "I think the one part that has stayed with me is the fact that everyone that, who took the witness stand, said they felt helpless. That is a feeling that we know really well here in Minneapolis when it comes to police abuse."
  • “It’s been really horrendous to watch the defense put George Floyd on trial instead of the former police officer who’s charged with his murder,” she added.
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What we know about the victims of the Indianapolis mass shooting

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Eight people who were killed along with several others who were injured in a Thursday evening shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis have been identified by local law enforcement.

The big picture: The Sikh Coalition said at least four of the eight victims were members of the Indianapolis Sikh community.

Pompeo, wife misused State Dept. resources, federal watchdog finds

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The State Department's independent watchdog found that former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo violated federal ethics rules when he and his wife asked department employees to perform personal tasks on more than 100 occasions, including picking up their dog and making private dinner reservations.

Why it matters: The report comes as Pompeo pours money into a new political group amid speculation about a possible 2024 presidential run.