Former Vice President Joe Biden visited a protest site in Delaware on Sunday.

Biden’s Instagram post shows him kneeling together with a protestor and a child, wearing a mask.

“We are a nation in pain, but we must not allow this pain to destroy us. We are a nation enraged, but we cannot allow our rage to consume us. We are a nation exhausted, but we will not allow our exhaustion to defeat us,” Biden wrote under the Instagram photo.

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The protests against racial police violence spread across the United States after the death of 46-year-old George Floyd, who died after the white police officer in Minneapolis pinned his neck down with a knee.

Biden has since expressed his support of the protesters and empathy with the feelings of anger and fury in a Saturday evening statement, calling the demonstrations an “utterly American response,” while saying the acts of violence were not necessary.


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