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New Yorkers who said they couldn’t approach the case fairly were excused during jury selection. But one of the women with the harshest assessments of him will be among those who will determine his fate on 34 counts of falsifying business records.

“I don’t like his persona, how he presents himself in public,” said the woman, who has lived in upper Manhattan for the last 15 years. The woman said she didn’t agree with some of Trump’s politics, which she called “outrageous.”

“He just seems very selfish and self-serving, so I don’t really appreciate that in any public servant,” she said, adding that while she doesn’t “know him as a person,” how he “portrays himself in public, it just seems to me it is not my cup of tea.”

Trump’s legal team took issue with her responses, but they were out of challenges by the time she was up for consideration.

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[-] credo 76 points 1 month ago

I wonder what percentage of jurors were dismissed by the defense. Seems like a better indicator of Trump’s popularity than voting records. This process is much closer to a “random selection” than voluntary respondents at the polls.

[-] homesweethomeMrL 27 points 1 month ago

Well all of them that they could, they ran out of strikes. Because he’s a demented rapist fraud who tried to carry out a coup just three years ago. Many people hate his fucking guts, more and more.

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