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Judge in George Floyd Case Suggests a Guilty Plea Could Be Overturned Because Maxine Waters Spoke Out Against Violence Against Black People

Meanwhile, Derek Chauvin’s lawyer closed his defense by claiming the former police officer would’ve been justified in using more force against Floyd.

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As jury deliberations began, the judge in the George Floyd trial suggested a guilty plea could be overturned on appeal because of a lawmaker’s comments on police brutality .

Meanwhile, Derek Chauvin’s lawyer closed his defense by claiming the former police officer would’ve been justified in using more force against Floyd.

in closing, “You were told, for example, that Mr. Floyd died because his heart was too big. You heard that testimony. And now having seen all the evidence, having heard all the evidence, you know the truth. And the truth of the matter is that the reason George Floyd is dead is because Mr. Chauvin’s heart was too small.”

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Don Jr.’s girlfriend is trying to get a Republican accused of sexual assault elected to the SenateThat sounds about right:Kimberly Guilfoyle, who served as a Trump campaign adviser and who is dating his eldest son, will return to the campaign trail, this time as the national chair of former Missouri Gov.

Eric Greitens’ Senate campaign...Greitens resigned as Missouri’s governor in 2018, following accusations of blackmail and an alleged assault. TPM reported that the former governor slapped the woman he had been accused of blackmailing, with whom he also had an extramarital affair. After the woman testified before the state legislative investigative committee detailing the sexual assault, Greitens resigned as governor in June 2018. Greitens reached a deal with the St. Louis prosecutor’s office, saying that he would step down if the office dropped unrelated campaign finance charges against him. headtopics.com

Greitens allegedly tried to blackmail the woman he had an affair with with nude photos he took of her andthreatenedto release if she revealed their relationship. Greitens admitted the affair but denied the attempted blackmail. He called a bipartisan report released by the Missouri House, in which the woman said he called her derogatory names, grabbed her crotch without consent, and slapped her in the face a “political witch hunt” full of “lies and falsehoods,” without specifying which claims were false.

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Terrible journalism. Bess Levin and her editors must be illiterate to allow these guffaws to be printed. But, it is Vanity Fair, so not surprising. Headline should read “verdict”, not “plea.” Maxine Waters is a disaster.

George Floyd Case: Federal Civil Rights Charges Filed Against Ex-CopsA federal grand jury in Minnesota has indicted Derek Chauvin and three other ex-officers on civil rights charges.

NBA bracing for verdict in Derek Chauvin trial for death of George FloydClosing arguments in the Chauvin trial begin Monday. The NBA told its teams to be cautious in reactions to the verdict. Derek Chauvin is going to be found guilty. The evidence was overwhelming. It not the system that finds him innocent or guilty. However, it is the system that sentence him.

Closing arguments set to begin in Derek Chauvin murder trial for death of George FloydClosing arguments begin Monday in the Derek Chauvin murder trial for the death of George Floyd . Reminder that having a condition before being attacked doesn’t mean the condition was the sole reason you died- if you punched someone who had brain cancer, and then they died, you’re still a murderer. JusticeForGeorgeFloyd Justice for Duncan Lemp? DuncanLempDESERVESjusticetoo

Facebook Vows To Remove Some Anti-George Floyd Content Ahead Of Trial’s VerdictFacebook is taking some proactive measures to reduce misinformation and stem calls for violences issued on its site. abebrown716 Why would anybody be against a man who got tortured to death by a police officer that his first duty was to protect & save people unless he/she is an AH like the police officer who killed him

Black men are in mourning for George Floyd — and themselvesWith countless killings of Black people by police, especially after George Floyd , the Derek Chauvin trial is reopening fresh wounds. Blacks kill more people than the rest of the entire population COMBINED including cops. Way to keep pushing the race narrative! It’s not countless because they can be counted and it’s not as high as you make it out to be. How about a story about how many black on black homicides there are? Did you just write 'countless'? Why did you hide the facts in your headline of FEELINGS?