Judge in Manafort trial has a sharp wit, sharp tongue


WASHINGTON (AP) — "I'm not in the theater business," Judge T.S. Ellis asserted during jury selection in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial. "You have to be better-looking for that."
Objection, Your Honor.
The trial of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman has plenty of drama and it's coming from the judge.
Easily exasperated, and with a sharp wit, the U.S. district judge called out attorneys for both sides this week when he heard they'd been rolling their eyes, apparently at him. The judge judged their expressions to mean, "Why do we have to put up... read more

 
3 August 2018 in Politics, Views: 30
Source: Chron
 


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