In light of recent court documents, it appears that far-left pressure may have significantly influenced the prosecution during the trial surrounding the 2020 death of George Floyd.
According to these documents, there were no medical indications of asphyxia or strangulation in Floyd’s case. This shocking revelation was made by the county’s medical examiner, contrasting the public narrative that had been built around the incident. This summer, sworn testimony from Hennepin County attorneys and county employees exposed the extreme pressure prosecutors faced to charge Derek Chauvin and the three other former Minneapolis police officers involved in the incident.
Reports state that several employees from the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office withdrew from the case, saying that the pressure to charge the other three officers involved “violated professional and ethical rules.” A prosecutor for the case is among those who withdrew.
Ep. 32 You’ll be shocked to learn this, but it turns out the whole George Floyd story was a lie. pic.twitter.com/4vDXBStHf5
— Tucker Carlson (@TuckerCarlson) October 20, 2023
These revelations were brought to light in a workplace discrimination complaint filed by former Hennepin County prosecutor Amy Sweasy against County Attorney Mike Freeman. In her 2022 complaint, Sweasy alleges she was discriminated against and faced retaliation after withdrawing from the case due to her disagreement with the charges. She claims three other male assistant attorneys also withdrew for the same reason.
Derek Chauvin did not murder George Floyd pic.twitter.com/aZj4yDrfuG
— Jack Poso 🇺🇸 (@JackPosobiec) October 20, 2023
Furthermore, documents show that Senior Assistant County Attorney Patrick Lofton, who worked alongside Sweasy, felt an “extreme premium pressure” to charge the officers as the city was in chaos during the protests and riots following Floyd’s death. Lofton wanted the case charged but had reservations about charging the other three officers involved.
The situation was further complicated when Joe Biden signed an executive order implementing some elements from the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, which is currently stalled in the House. The bill aimed to end no-knock warrants and qualified immunity, among other things. Biden has also been an active supporter of gun control and curtailing police.
This intertwining of political pressure, public outrage and legal proceedings in the Floyd case raises important questions about the integrity of our legal system. Is America’s current justice system allowing outside influences to shape the course of prosecutions?
The revelations from the court documents serve as a stark reminder of the importance of upholding the rule of law and ensuring that our legal proceedings are free from undue influence. As we reflect on the events surrounding Floyd’s death and the subsequent trial, we must remain vigilant in our pursuit of truth and justice, unfettered by external pressures and narratives that seek to shape the outcome to fit a political agenda.