Trump lawyer predicts hush money acquittal if he has ‘impartial jury’

An attorney for Donald Trump predicted Sunday the former president would be acquitted of the charges he faces in his New York hush money criminal trial if the judge impaneled a “fair and impartial jury.”

“It’s absolutely outrageous,” Trump attorney Will Scharf told Fox and Friends Sunday about the 34-count indictment against Trump for falsifying business records in relation to an alleged cover-up of a $130,000 hush money payment to porn star Stormy Daniels.

Scharf added, “And I think any fair and impartial jury will see through all the sensationalism and all the media coverage and would feel honor bound to vote to acquit here, and we’re hoping that’s what will play out in New York.”

Former President Donald Trump gestures as he returns to the courtroom following a lunch break in his trial, Friday, April 19, 2024,
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