Thursday, August 23, 2018
Manafort juror: One holdout caused hung jury on 10 counts
Paula Duncan, a juror in the trial, noted that only one juror prevented guilty pleas on all 18 counts. She said the evidence was overwhelming on all counts. She also said the jury ignored Gates' testimony, as it seemed self serving. It was the voluminous other evidence that convinced them. Of particular note was that Duncan admitted to being a Dump supporter and wanted Manafort to be innocent but the evidence convinced her otherwise.