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The defense asked for an acquittal because the prosecution did not meet its burden of proof. Aired on 04/14/2021.
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62 Comments on "Defense Asks For Acquittal In Chauvin Trial | MTP Daily | MSNBC"

  1. This is what happens when Lawyers try to become comedians .

  2. 😂😂 there is NO WAY hes getting acquitted, they CRAZY!!

    • Troy Stocker | April 14, 2021 at 5:54 PM | Reply

      @Leonardo Castagna murder is about intent , get ready for Minneapolis to burn. At most it was negligence. Hands up and dont resist

    • ​@Kevin Holdorff Seems fitting that a lot of the same people who can’t count votes also can’t figure out proportional crime rates. Also, MAYBE IT WOULD BE BEST IF THERE WERE LESS PEOPLE BEING SHOT BY POLICE OVERALL?????

    • @Troy Stocker Fools don’t deserve unlawful death.

    • @Kevin Holdorff That’s because white purple are a significantly larger portion of the population. Black men are killed at much higher rates than white men, and they are less likely to be armed. Get out of here with your logical fallacies.

    • @Troy Stocker Second degree unintentional homicide is not about intent. Third degree unintentional homicide is not about intent. Second degree manslaughter is not about intent.

  3. Splaticus Maximus | April 14, 2021 at 3:00 PM | Reply

    There was no need to keep the knee on the man’s neck since he had already been cuffed. What should have happened is that they immediately roll him over and sit him up. People have a harder time breathing while on their stomach with their hands behind their back.

    • Splaticus Maximus | April 14, 2021 at 8:44 PM | Reply

      @fred thompson I was the point that I don’t need to be present to analyze a situation. Don’t you think?

    • @fred thompson “What brutality” is asking the bootlicker.

    • Splaticus Maximus | April 14, 2021 at 8:50 PM | Reply

      @fred thompson If you don’t know from my very clear opinion then it’s you who are the fool. Is “There was no need to keep a knee on the man’s neck since he had all ready been cuffed” not clear to you? That was one of several very clear points. Do you need to take a reading with comprehension course?

    • Gavin Nguyen | April 14, 2021 at 9:20 PM | Reply

      @P L Did you just …bring Nazi into this matter and make a comparison ?….Are you even…okay?

    • @Gavin Nguyen Are you even okay? They used the same excuse of following training sounds as the “following orders” excuse. Chauvin is a sentient being and able to take his own decisions. He could stop the pressure in Floyd after he passed out but decided to hold it for additional 5 minutes (he was keeping pressure on a dead person for 3 minutes). You can training techniques but inculcate morality and empathy to an adult is difficult.

  4. Blackredneck | April 14, 2021 at 3:02 PM | Reply

    That’s because he know that murderer is guilty.

  5. The defense claims the prosecution did not meet their burden of proof????

    Here’s an idea, have someone of similar body weight kneel on Chauvin’s neck for 9 and a half minutes to see if he is responsive after and whether he suffered from suffocation or “cardiac arrest.”

    I think that would be a litmus test the entire country would enjoy watching.

    • Sharon Thomas | April 14, 2021 at 7:50 PM | Reply

      Exactly preach preach


    • jerome dupree | April 14, 2021 at 8:05 PM | Reply

      @Kwame Chikuyu Nope, Chauvin would die from the drugs and other medical maladies.

    • @listic nene one of several of the medical experts said that almost verbatim after the defense asked the same question.

    • @Aaron Zovko Well said. Any way you see it, Floyd was in distress and Chauvin just stayed on him and did not let up. As an asthmatic who has been hospitalized several times, I recognized a few things such as Floyd trying to stay in fetal position when he 1st was put on the ground. It makes it easier to breath. Then it looks like the officers grabbed his leg to straighten them out to put him in the prone position. That’s the ‘kick’ they reference and what was it really? For reference have you ever seen someone bent over with their hands on their knees after a run. And his breathing and speech was ‘labored’. I don’t understand why they didn’t point that out better.

  6. A total hail Mary desperation play. They know he’s guilty and just going through the motions…. quite literally.

  7. Phillip MJ Bacon | April 14, 2021 at 3:23 PM | Reply

    If a Witch drowned during a ‘trial’, they were innocent….

  8. Barbara Dettlinger | April 14, 2021 at 3:25 PM | Reply

    The man is guilty he kneeled on his neck until he died…..

  9. The Defense then asked for unicorns to ride off into the sunset.

  10. Lets have the defense attorney reenact the scenario as Floyd for 9 mins and 29 secs, if you survive then we can discuss the merits of “acquittal”.

    • Buddy Christ | April 14, 2021 at 9:50 PM | Reply

      @Christine King When did I say they did?

    • @Mac Jones Watch the testimony and video closely and you will see what needs to be reenacted. But I AM WARNING YOU, DON’T DO IT.

    • @Buddy Christ Couldn’t get to your moms for the drugs quick enough bro.

    • @Debra Hudson You know I could respect you if you had a better insult then “your mom”

    • Buddy Christ It makes me laugh that you use Jesus as an avatar, and then break the Ten Commandments by lying constantly.

      It must be hard being a walking contradiction.

      I genuinely don’t know you folks live with yourselves, or your cult.

      I guess it requires having ZERO shame, dignity, or human decency.

  11. Donnie And The Oathbreakers | April 14, 2021 at 3:46 PM | Reply

    The defense lawyer wasn’t watching the same Chauvin trial I Was watching!

    • James O'Brien | April 14, 2021 at 6:31 PM | Reply

      You watched the edited videos. The defense lawyer watched the full videos. They finally released George Floyd Full Video on YouTube and at 13:00 Floyd is telling them he ate too many pills. Trying to warn them his body was reacting bad from it. Chauvin is going to walk.

    • @James O’Brien But prosecutor Matthew Frank wasn’t going to let that stand. He got Reyerson to say he had not closely listened to that passage before. After a break to regroup, Frank replayed a longer clip from the same body cam video,
      “Having heard it in context, you’re able to tell what Mr. Floyd is saying there?” Frank asked.
      “I believe Mr. Floyd was saying, ‘I ain’t do no drugs,’” Reyerson replied.

  12. Didn’t meet their burden? Pretty sure if it wasn’t for Derek Chauvin, George Floyd would still be alive today.

    • @Meghan he went into cardiac arrest on the way to the hospital. He was still very alive but unresponsive. He was also under constant supervision, they would have pronounced him dead the moment he died

    • @bick nicker No, the paramedics literally testified that he was in cardiac arrest, had no pulse and was not breathing upon arrival. They never were able to resuscitate him despite efforts. The paramedics also are not allowed to pronounce someone dead without a doctor present—the reason why he wasn’t pronounced dead right away.

    • @Meghan Very well, so he just overdosed on the ground. Unless you decide to look the other way from him foaming at the mouth, acting erratic in the store he was in before police arrived, acting erratic the entire intervention, the recognized symptoms of drug use by police and bystanders alike, floyd mentioning his skin was on fire, mentioning he couldn’t breathe while sitting in the back of the police car and multiple times thereafter, having over the lethal dose of fentanyl, traces of meth, covid, and heart conditions combined with an intense situation. If you ignore all that then sure it looks like the police are at fault here.

    • @bick nicker You sound like a lunatic with all those lies. I don’t speak to crazy people.

    • @Meghan ummm… sweatie..? watch the video. Lol. It’s only 15ish minutes of Fentanyl Floyd ODing in front of a crowd.

  13. Hahahahaha! Acquittal you out of your gdamn mind! Naw homey this is just for show his as is going to jail 🤣🙌

  14. Anthony Anderson | April 14, 2021 at 4:00 PM | Reply

    Holy crap its really 4th and 46 with no seconds on the clock…. Buckle your seat belt Mr. Chauvin it’s about to get real bumpy real fast…

  15. Courtney Wooley | April 14, 2021 at 4:02 PM | Reply

    As you do when your case is going so well lol

  16. T. R. Campbell | April 14, 2021 at 4:03 PM | Reply

    This is a standard tactic when the prosecution rests its case. In a large percentage of time the defense will ask for a summary judgment of acquittal. Only in rare cases is this ever granted. Now the defense has to present their case.

  17. yakeem Moore | April 14, 2021 at 4:22 PM | Reply

    Acquittal lmaoooooo😅🤣🤣🤣🤣

  18. Garry Miller | April 14, 2021 at 7:12 PM | Reply

    It looked like the prosecution overwhelmingly met the burden of proof.

  19. Telegraph Telegraphovich | April 14, 2021 at 7:32 PM | Reply

    Chauvin should get life! It was premeditated WITHOUT A DOUBT! !!

  20. That defense attorney needs to call it quits after realizing his witnesses are garbage. He wants a mulligan, lol.

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