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Judge just said Maxine Waters may have committed an appealable offense
In speaking with Cahill, defense attorney Eric Nelson cited concerns over comments by Rep. Maxine Waters, D‑Calif., about the trial. Waters has encourage protesters in Minnesota during the proceedings.
Nelson said the media attention surrounding the trial was unavoidable and believes jurors should have been sequestered.
“I just don’t know how this jury can really be… that they are free from the taint of this,” he told Cahill. “Now that we U.S. representatives threatening acts of in relation to this specific case. It’s mind-boggling.”
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