Whitaker to Newsmax: Jury Selection in Trump Trial Raises Questions

The jury selection in former President Donald Trump’s Manhattan trial raises questions about whether a conviction would come based on the evidence or the jurors would make their choice based on other issues, former acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker said Sunday on Newsmax.

“There’s a lot of rules about picking a jury and it’s more art than science, but you do not put lawyers on a jury,” Whitaker told Newsmax’s “Sunday Agenda,” referring to two lawyers who are serving as jurors in Trump’s business records case. 

He added that allowing lawyers, as well as some of the others who were picked, “shows you how difficult picking this jury was.

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