“For four straight nights we have helplessly watched our neighborhood businesses be looted and destroyed, we’ve watched  as violent protesters have rioted in our streets and forced public transport and major thoroughfares to shut down, and we have watched our city burn to the ground.

Governor Walz and Mayor Frey have been largely silent, other than a handful of unhelpful tweets and press conferences blaming everyone, but themselves.  Minneapolis is decimated.  Minneapolis is damaged to a level we never could have imagined.  The destruction caused this past week will unfortunately live in our memories forever. It’s a dark stain on our state.

“These gentleman have demonstrated they are not equipped to run Minneapolis or Minnesota.  Their inaction has led to riots across our country.  Our state can not move forward or start to heal with either in office.  We call for the resignation of both, so no additional harm and damage comes to our people and state.”

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Republican Party of Minnesota Chairwoman, Jennifer Carnahan, released the following statement calling for Governor Tim Walz and Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey to resign:

For Immediate Release
May 30, 2020
Contact: Becky Alery
763-360-1711
bla@mngop.com