Derek Chauvin Tells Court He Will Not Testify In Trial, Invokes 5th Amendment Right | MSNBC

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Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd, chose not to testify in his own trial and invoked his 5th Amendment right. After Chauvin spoke to the court, the defense rested their case. Aired on 04/15/2021.
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Derek Chauvin Tells Court He Will Not Testify In Trial, Invokes 5th Amendment Right | MSNBC

73 Comments on "Derek Chauvin Tells Court He Will Not Testify In Trial, Invokes 5th Amendment Right | MSNBC"

  1. Creed Andrade | April 15, 2021 at 1:46 PM | Reply

    There’s nothing he can say to save himself anyways 😭😭😭

  2. MEET Magazine | April 15, 2021 at 1:46 PM | Reply

    Derek knew George. Why has this not been brought up in court?

  3. Am I the only one who has a really bad feeling about this? He just seems way to comfortable and relaxed, like he hasn’t got anything to worry about.

    • @Ataratic Resonance ASMR good to know

    • kellygreenii | April 15, 2021 at 6:55 PM | Reply

      @Debra Johnson Actually I do know. When you know what to look for, it’s fairly easy to tell. It’s like telling someone that they can’t know that it’s a car horn that they’re hearing….

    • @Zelorp Yet police come nowhere close to as many black people maiming other black people just in Chicago alone and nothing really happens to them except getting killed and maimed.

    • Marie Moffatt | April 15, 2021 at 10:40 PM | Reply

      I am hoping that whatever the verdict, please GOD we don’t need the destruction of businesses and lives loss.

    • Queen Of Wands | April 15, 2021 at 11:06 PM | Reply

      @T Smash please do the world a favor and 🖕🏽off!

  4. Supremerulah | April 15, 2021 at 2:29 PM | Reply

    Of course he will not testify. He knows wtf he did.

  5. The smartest thing Chauvin has done is to keep his mouth shut at trial.

    • Two Black Labs | April 15, 2021 at 5:42 PM | Reply

      @David Ashton … in thousands of little ways, but let’s just say a few might be a combative demeanor, a nervous posture, stammering while answering tough questioning for a lengthy period on the stand, a mistake made in one single answer given…
      So many ways an innocent person can appear guilty to a jury – watching his every move and listening to the way he utters his testimony!
      Why would you even consider giving the jury any “ammunition?”

    • Mat Broomfield | April 15, 2021 at 5:45 PM | Reply

      @Dementia- Joe Thanks Doc. Time for you to return to your care home.

    • Dementia- Joe | April 15, 2021 at 5:55 PM | Reply

      @Mat Broomfield… I just do what my handlers tell me to do.
      Come on man…you know the thing!

    • Mat Broomfield | April 15, 2021 at 5:58 PM | Reply

      @Dementia- Joe Ha ha – good answer.

    • @David Ashton in law when person gets cross contamination the prosecutor can ask certain questions and if the accuser answers yes to those specific questions then that can cause him to incriminate himself if the prosecutor ask the right questions in a manner that must be answered yes or no

  6. Chthonian121 | April 15, 2021 at 2:44 PM | Reply

    This is a strategy, his lawyer told him exactly what to do and say and that they “went back and forth a lot”

  7. Of course he doesn’t want to testify because their is nothing he can say to help his case

  8. This exchange is strange… From the way he is holding the mic to the quick, smiling, responses.

    • @Holley Holley Were you?

    • Holley Holley | April 15, 2021 at 5:40 PM | Reply

      @Gary Mowrer I’m not sitting here giving a murderer High fives. From the start of your very first comment you’ve been very negative and one sided enjoy your day I’m done talking to a brick wall….

    • Your comment is strange. He answered the questions and spoke into the mic.

    • @Gary Mowrer when people are filing complaints on the same officer for the same issues I think it’s safe to say that is relevant and that officer is unfit for duty. Not at all complaints stem from arrests either. I’ve filed complaints against officers in the past for unprofessional behavior and agressive behavior. I had the door to my house kicked in a few years ago because the police were too stupid to check the address on the warrant against the address they were attempting to serve it at. They got the street number right but wrong street name. So should those officers still be employed in law enforcement? I don’t think so. If you’re too stupid to double check the address on the warrant with address you’re serving the warrant at than you are too stupid to work in law enforcement. Issues like that should a one and done thing. Any instance of use excessive force or over agressive behavior should result in immediate termination as well. That would solve a lot of issues as would ending qualified immunity and doing away with police unions. Policing never should’ve been unionized to begin with because those unions are the very reason we have so many unqualified, crooked, and worthless officers working in law enforcement now.

    • David Bailey | April 15, 2021 at 6:46 PM | Reply

      @Gary Mowrer a uniformed street thug.

  9. Regardless of the outcome of all if this, this is a tragedy non the less. I wish justice is served, and a rightful conclusion is made.

  10. Daniel Bull Runner Lamb | April 15, 2021 at 3:12 PM | Reply

    The same thing we should do when they try to throw us in jail.

  11. Earnest Pope | April 15, 2021 at 3:23 PM | Reply

    BOY I was anticipating him testify like a new Avengers movie was coming out!!

  12. Why is he smiling? Are you having a good time or are you feeling good about how things are going for you?

  13. Jens Jakobsen | April 15, 2021 at 4:31 PM | Reply

    The lengthy to and fro between him and his lawyer, followed be a similar courtesy by the judge has one purpose only: to humanize the defendant. I hope this is a jury trial.

  14. He is smiling A lot and look very comfortable

    • Lonely Wanderer | April 15, 2021 at 7:16 PM | Reply

      @Valentina Anastasia he gained weight because of the video – the throw off the jury.

    • Leonie Romanes | April 15, 2021 at 8:06 PM | Reply

      @Brandy Courvoisier they will probably either keep him in complete isolation for his protection, or put him in a cushy prison.

    • That’s what an innocent man looks and feel.

    • Lettuce head | April 15, 2021 at 9:03 PM | Reply

      Why wouldn’t his a whyte man in America accused of killing a black man, he knows the odds of him being found guilty is ten to one, he’s probably thinking too himself, by this time next month he will be chilling in Cancun drinking margaritas. Now if he was the same race as Mohammad noore who killed the whyte Australian woman this case would have been over before it even begin, GUILTY smdh

    • meanpeoplesuck A LOT | April 15, 2021 at 9:03 PM | Reply

      @jaknap1 No That’s what a pig looks l like when it’s gotten away with intimidation and brutality for too long. SMH

  15. Cant defend the indefensible… but the smile on his face is a window into the soul of a remorseless killer.

    • Rebecca Rodriquez | April 15, 2021 at 9:21 PM | Reply

      @R L T you’re a very sad lonely person huh? You put laugh emojis to hide the crying because your so pathetic. It’s ok I get sweetie. I do. I’ve seen shows of people who are as pathetic and sad just like you and love talking crap on social media because it gives them some sense of the attention they crave. I really feel so bad for you. Must be lonely being so sad all the time.

    • Peter Griffin | April 15, 2021 at 9:52 PM | Reply

      Accurate comment @Ted Roe

    • Peter Griffin | April 15, 2021 at 9:53 PM | Reply

      @R L T Go back to Fox Entertainment snowfIake. You are not stable enough to handle facts.

    • @Peter Griffin 👈👈👈 I think we have retired the well-worn expression “snowflake” sweetie. I gave up on Fox hon….I am a Newsmax chick now. Come along with me…will ya? 💋😜 BTW…Fox Entertainment is Disney now sweetie. Not Newscorp anymore. Totally separate. Get with it …doofy.

    • Peter Griffin | April 15, 2021 at 10:24 PM | Reply

      @R L T Newsmax and Fox Entertainment are the same thing, snowfIake. You can fool yourself as long as you want… that seems to be your thing, snowfIake. Just realize that you are not fooling anyone other than yourself. It’s very adorable that you didn’t realize that tho.

  16. sean gleason | April 15, 2021 at 5:12 PM | Reply

    he knows if they put him on the stand, the questions will be so easy to understand and prove that he killed him, it would be an open shut case. but even if he keeps his mouth shut, there going to tear him apart bit by bit. he might think this is a winning tactic but this just makes him look more guilty.

  17. Self incrimination is only possible if you’ve done something wrong.

  18. If you fear of further incriminating yourself, you’re guilting 🤷🏻‍♂️

  19. Susanne Hyde | April 15, 2021 at 6:42 PM | Reply

    I have the feeling he knows he’s getting to walk out of there. There’s something going on we don’t know. Defense after only one witness rests today ? Odd !

  20. Roberto Meza | April 15, 2021 at 9:14 PM | Reply

    He smiled!!! Lord help us!!

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