The Orlando Sentinel reports:
Gov. Ron DeSantis implied that the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial could have happened because “the jury is scared of what a mob may do.” DeSantis, a lawyer and former Judge Advocate General in the U.S. Navy, was asked by Fox News host Laura Ingraham on Tuesday night if fear of violence caused the jury to convict the former Minneapolis police officer of the murder of George Floyd.
The governor’s office did not respond to a request Wednesday for further comment. In June, DeSantis called Floyd’s death a murder. “When I saw the video of that cop murdering George Floyd, I was just absolutely appalled by what I saw. … I immediately asked folks at FDLE [Florida Department of Law Enforcement] and others, ‘How the hell did you get away with even doing that tactic?”’
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Bullshit, Ron. It was murder. Rule of law. You’ve said so yourself. Don’t be such a Tucker all the time.https://t.co/lAx5ALFvAp
— Nikki Fried (@nikkifried) April 21, 2021