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.Former NFL star Colin Kaepernick said: “The white supremacist institution of policing that stole Breonna Taylor’s life from us must be abolished for the safety and well being of our people.”Democratic senator Bernie Sanders added: “The American people are sick and tired of brutal police killings without consequences.DON'T MISS World War 3: Trump's dire warning before Iran 'captured' US warship [SHOCK]Meghan Markle and Harry hit back at ‘hate’ and ‘negativity’ [ROYAL]Donald Trump NARROWLY avoids disastrous US government shutdown [REVEAL] Police arrest protesters after the Breonna Taylor judgement (Image: GETTY) Protestors gathered in Louisville after the judgement (Image: GETTY)“It’s time to fundamentally reform our racist and broken criminal justice system, end qualified immunity and hold police officers accountable.”Earlier in his press conference Mr Trump was asked whether he would respect the outcome of November’s presidential election if Democrat Joe Biden emerges as the victor.The president has previously suggested, without providing evidence, that Democrat activists are attempting to rig the election using mail-in ballots.Addressing Mr Trump a reporter asked: “Will you commit to a peaceful transferal of power after the election?”The president replied: “Well we’re going to have to see what happens.”Earlier Mr Trump said he wanted his new Supreme Court nominee, replacing Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, to be in place ahead of the election in case of a disputed outcome.He stated: “I think it's better if you go before the election because I think this scam that the Democrats are pulling, it’s a scam, this scam will be before the United States Supreme Court.” Breonna Taylor's mother in Louisville (Image: GETTY)In the event of a contested presidential election the decision of the Supreme Court could prove decisive.In 2000 it awarded the presidency to George W. Bush after ruling out a Florida recount which could have benefitted his Democratic rival Al Gore.Justice Ginsburg, who died on September 18, was one of the leading liberal members of the US Supreme Court.
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