Skip to comments.Trial of ex-Obama White House counsel suddenly postponed (Gregory Craig)
Posted on 08/13/2019 9:53:08 AM PDT by yesthatjallen
The trial of a former White House counsel in the Obama administration was postponed suddenly on Tuesday amid concerns about the jury selection process.
Politico first reported that U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who is overseeing the case, announced she may have violated Gregory Craig's right to a public trial by limiting public access to jury selection.
Proceedings in the trial began Monday, with opening statements expected to take place Tuesday morning.
Politico reported that Jackson thought the trial might have to be postponed to November to find another group to lead jury selection.
Politico noted that the process of selecting a new jury could be difficult 70 jurors were called for Craig's trial and Jackson said it was unclear how long it would take to assemble another group sufficient to handle jury selection.
Craig was indicted in April for allegedly making false statements to investigators and withholding information about work related to Paul Manaforts lobbying in 2012 on behalf of pro-Russia politicians in Ukraine. He has pleaded not guilty.
Last week, Jackson dismissed the charge against Craig for making a false statement to the Department of Justice's Foreign Agents Registration Act Unit.
Craig was reportedly investigated by now-former special counsel Robert Mueller before his case was referred to the Southern District of New York and then back to federal prosecutors in Washington, D.C. He was the first known major Democratic figure to be charged in one of the probes stemming from Muellers investigation.
Time for a do-over.
Judge Token at it again.
Gotta get the fix solid to earn that Vig.
The fine art of Jury Stacking by hiring consultant selection specialists. Only in America.
Judge Berman again. What the hell is going on here? How is this Rat operative is getting all these cases. Time to put down the Bagpipes Barr.
“Politico noted that the process of selecting a new jury could be difficult 70 jurors were called for Craig’s trial and Jackson said it was unclear how long it would take to assemble another group sufficient to handle jury selection.”
It took Harris County (Texas, Houston) ONE WHOLE MORNING to assemble that many potential jurors for a case that was likely to run at least several months.
“He has pleaded not guilty.’
Why does no one say “he has plead not guilty” any more?
#RulingClassJustice definitely not for the unwashed. #RulingClassFreePass
Two tiered justice system does what it wants right out in the open - emboldened, confident and in control and there’s no one to stop it...that is the point - that is their point!
Doesn’t everyone get it now!
TRUMP has failed and they have his on all the issues - really guys - I don’t like it - but I don’t see the deep state in jail or paying for anything and as the public sees it Trump is the white racists and festers all the problems and we are the white supremacist and we the white race is the problem and we are on the run and all the illegal deeds and litigiousness of the disgusting dems and deep state is almost forgotten as we are the enemy and media propagandizes us and are still on the payroll with their agenda against us!
Do I have anything wrong?
Two Justice systems strike again:-)
Looks like the Epstein example is paying off.
Amy Slutman Jackson is a Clownbammy “judge”.
Because we have dispensed strong verbs in English.
Why does no one say he has plead not guilty any more?..........
For the same reason that something was “gifted” to you and if you have a superior mind you are not gifted.
This just doesn’t sound right to me. Yeah I pleaded with my mother not to take my Xbox away and later on I plead my innocence to the court. Neither one was successful.
or pled, which is ancient but still correct.
Drives me a bit nuts too.
Wow, Berman-Jackson is suddenly concerned that a defendant get a fair trial? But of course, Craig is a democrat, and only democrats have a right to a fair trial — although they really shouldn’t ever have to answer for any crimes they may commit, or so it seems!
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