Seated Trump Juror Dismissed After Admitting She Can’t Be ‘Fair and Unbiased’

Seven steps forward, one step back. Or maybe one-and-a-half.
That’s what the jury selection process has looked like so far in the criminal case against former President Donald Trump in Manhattan in which he faces 34 felony charges that he falsified business records.
The charges stem from hush money payments to pornographic actress Stormy Daniels in exchange for her silence about a brief tryst between her and the president. Trump denies both the affair and the cover-up.

Jury selection in the case was always likely to be problematic, and that’s in fact how it’s working out.
After seating seven jurors this week, Judge Juan Merchan was forced to excuse one of them after she expressed doubt about …

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