Manafort juror says 1 holdout prevented 18-count conviction

Staff Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) — A juror in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial says a lone holdout prevented the jury from convicting the onetime Trump campaign chairman on all 18 counts.
Jurors repeatedly tried to persuade the holdout to "look at the paper trail" but she insisted there was reasonable doubt, juror Paula Duncan told Fox News.
"We didn't want it to be hung, so we tried for an extended period of time to convince her," Duncan said, adding that the four days of deliberations were so heated that there were "tears" among the 12 jurors. "But in the end, she held out and that's why we have 10 counts that did not get a verdict."...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.

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