Paul Butler Calls Chauvin Defense Of Putting Floyd On Trial ‘Beginning Of A Long, Dirty, Path Play’

Paul Butler Calls Chauvin Defense Of Putting Floyd On Trial ‘Beginning Of A Long, Dirty, Path Play’ 1

 

On the defense team trying to pit blame on George Floyd’s murder on Floyd, former federal prosecutor Paul Butler says, "This is just the beginning of a long, dirty, path play." Aired on 04/07/2021.
» Subscribe to MSNBC:

About The ReidOut with Joy Reid: Joy Reid conducts one-on-one conversations with politicians and newsmakers while addressing provocative political issues both inside and outside of the beltway. Reid, who is also a best-selling author and public speaker, joined MSNBC in 2011 as a contributor. Drawing from her decades-long experience in politics, passion for addressing the intersection of race, justice and culture, as well as her signature tenacious interviewing style, Reid kicks off MSNBC’s primetime lineup by delving into American politics as it unfolds.
MSNBC delivers breaking news, in-depth analysis of politics headlines, as well as commentary and informed perspectives. Find video clips and segments from The Rachel Maddow Show, Morning Joe, Meet the Press Daily, The Beat with Ari Melber, Deadline: White House with Nicolle Wallace, Hardball, All In, Last Word, 11th Hour, and more.

Connect with MSNBC Online
Visit msnbc.com:
Subscribe to MSNBC Newsletter:
Find MSNBC on Facebook:
Follow MSNBC on Twitter:
Follow MSNBC on Instagram:

#PaulButler #GeorgeFloyd #MSNBC

Paul Butler Calls Chauvin Defense Of Putting Floyd On Trial ‘Beginning Of A Long, Dirty, Path Play’

70 Comments on "Paul Butler Calls Chauvin Defense Of Putting Floyd On Trial ‘Beginning Of A Long, Dirty, Path Play’"

  1. Demetria Karnavas | April 7, 2021 at 7:47 PM | Reply

    The defense strategy of smearing Floyd, by putting his character on trial, seems to be to dehumanize him so the jury will conclude Floyd’s life doesn’t have enough value to justify putting a white man in prison.

  2. lionharehart | April 7, 2021 at 7:49 PM | Reply

    White Blight is a killer!!!

  3. Progressive Humanist | April 7, 2021 at 7:51 PM | Reply

    The twisted logic of Chauvin’s defense: “Yes, the victim was killed in a car accident…but he had cancer so that’s what really killed him.”

    • Idiotic.

    • If Floyd doesn’t have a mountain of drugs in his body, they got nothing

    • Big Picture Thinking | April 7, 2021 at 9:02 PM | Reply

      The cdc counted his death as COVID related.

    • ​@Big Picture Thinking They sure would have but in the left’s political hierarchy, BLM trumps COVID. Ask Fauci the Magnificent. Either way, they ignored the science. Denied it. 😜✌

    • The twisted logic of the prosecution yes chauvin hit Floyd in the car accident and Floyd died from it never mind if chauvin intended for him to die or not it happened so he is guilty.

  4. Fabricator Factory | April 7, 2021 at 7:56 PM | Reply

    Strengthens the worlds opinion.

  5. Did anyone ever confirm that the $20 bill was actually counterfit?

    • @gistfilm It cost a life. No jokes should be done, you take a swing at me for saying that about your son.

    • @Shantia Aikens He didn’t know for sure. He said it was due to the earlier counterfeit bill. Regardless it will be a mental trauma on him and HOPEFULLY those that needlessly killed a man over $20.

    • @RobotDecoy I’ll apologize if you can swear under oath that you’ve never made a joke about a matter indirectly related to a deceased person before.

    • @gistfilm I am not your judge/jury, nor did I ask for an apology. Honestly I really don’t care past the abstract what you do. I just pray for us all.
      But realize that IF I ever did make that joke, it wasn’t in a public place where the family might see it. I only ask for what I’m willing to give.

    • Doesn’t matter, it’s not an arrestable offence.

  6. But wait a minute!
    If Floyd’s previous arrest is relevant to this case, then how comes we cannot get Chauvin’s disciplinary record, into this hearing??

  7. Watching the crime scene videos the past two weeks, I see intimidation. I see Chauvin demonstrating to the people of the neighborhood what he could do to Mr. Floyd, he could do to them any time he wanted. Thus the cold nonchalance.

    • Seven Taylor | April 7, 2021 at 8:23 PM | Reply

      Chauvin seemed proud of his behavior, he was looking around as if nothing was happening.

    • Where is Trump through all this….. hiding because he had the toxicology report altered! They were idiots to put the amounts of drugs they did…. he would have already been dead hours before if they were that high! Why am I the only one seeing this. Trump used this to try and get re-elected. Think about it!

  8. Henry Online | April 7, 2021 at 8:15 PM | Reply

    The knee to the neck for ten minutes was what killed him. We saw the video.

  9. Wilf Bentley | April 7, 2021 at 8:25 PM | Reply

    Who writes your video titles? I heard “pathway” not path play.

  10. Beautiful Rosemary | April 7, 2021 at 8:28 PM | Reply

    I want chauvin to have his past record with nearly 20 complaints and two sanctions added for the record and jury.

  11. Have you heard of Tony Timpa?
    Tony Timpa is George Floyd with white skin.
    High on drugs, unarmed, restrained for 14 MINUTES on the ground while handcuffed, can’t breathe, dies under restraint.
    Compensation? $0.00. Police officers charged with crimes? 0. Convictions? 0. Justice? 0.

  12. Defense: “Floyd was responsible for his own death. He took drugs! He was a criminal! He basically killed himself!”
    Prosecution: “Would Floyd be alive today if he was never restrained and choked for those 9 minutes?”
    Defense: “Obviously yes, but….😳 … oh no, I messed up again. Can we start over?”
    Prosecution: 😉

    • Christopher Balsom | April 7, 2021 at 9:47 PM | Reply

      You must not be watching the same trial. The defense is playing this quite well and is setting up reasonable doubt. Boy are some people going to be upset when Chauvin is acquitted.

    • You’re definitely a special kind of stupid. I suggest you watch the trial. 🤦‍♂️

    • @John Doe People like this get told what to believe without ever thinking and researching for themselves. You probably know that though.

    • @huh what yep!

    • Christopher Wayne | April 8, 2021 at 1:53 PM | Reply

      @Christopher Balsom You must be wearing your Trump spectacles then, the defense’s case is being dismantled piece by piece from where I’m sitting 👍😆

  13. Eric Dollars | April 7, 2021 at 9:14 PM | Reply

    Medical experts will clear this up.

  14. George Floyd died from a Fentanyl overdose

  15. foresaken to none | April 7, 2021 at 10:21 PM | Reply

    Poor George is no Martyr…”Beyond a Reasonable Doubt”…

  16. Thank you African Americans.. You truly are the best among us. Your achievements in science, medicine and especially information technology speak for themselves… Thank you!

  17. Defense made some points.

  18. Parker Francis | April 7, 2021 at 11:38 PM | Reply

    Chauvin’s defence simply need to volunteer to lay down on a road, have a man of similar size to Chauvin kneel on their neck for nine and a half minutes. If they survive it strengthens their case.

    • Steven Crowder just did that. He’s still alive.

    • Parker Francis | April 8, 2021 at 12:55 AM | Reply

      @huh what that’s a shame

    • @Parker Francis I feel pity for you.

    • Parker Francis | April 8, 2021 at 1:12 AM | Reply

      @huh what Don’t bother, I have no time for racist, homophobes or their followers. Save your sympathy for someone who gives a toss.

    • William Appleby | April 8, 2021 at 2:08 AM | Reply

      How many times do people need to hear this to understand.. more than one cop was on Floyd! They have repeated this over and over. It was not just his neck but his stomach and legs which makes it even harder to breathe! Over 400 lbs of pressure on his body! He was in thier custody already having a hard time breathing so he should of been put into the rescue position after he was cuffed. They should of rolled him on his side especially if they thought for any reason he took drugs and could be overdosing. He was in thier care and it was thier responsibility to keep him safe especially being cuffed and having breathing difficulties before being cuffed. Would it be different if he told them he had asthma and couldn’t breathe and they neglected him so he died as a result of thier neglect?

  19. Love Mr. Nelson. The defense is kicking their butts 😂. The video of Floyd previously stuffing pills in his mouth will solidify the defense.

  20. 00_55_65_00

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.


*


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.