The jury has been selected for the trial of Trump in New York

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Lawyers in the trial of Donald Trump in New York have selected 12 members of the jury which should to decide is it winesAries for bribery, Judge Juan Mercan said.

– We chose the judges. We will also choose their replacements - said judge Mercan.

While the new jurors posrespectа oath "for to assess guilt in a fair and impartial manner", Trump he did not take his eyes off them. The first former US president to stand trial in criminal court hopes to return to the White House in 2025.

Less than seven months before November's presidential election, the Republican nominee is on trial for trying to underpaid her the former porn star Стorms Daniels not to talk about their affair that happened days after the 2016 election in which he defeated Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

More than three years after leaving the White House, Trump could be sentenced to prison. That won't stop him from being a presidential candidate in the Nov. 5 election, where he wants to be retaliate of joe biden, but the trial could throw the campaign into shadow. If he is acquitted, it will be a major victory for the Republican candidate.

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