Tom DeLay Jury Deliberations
The jury in Tom DeLay's Texas money laundering trial deliberated three hours today, and will be back tomorrow:
Dick DeGuerin, DeLay's lead attorney, restated what he had often said throughout the trial: that prosecutors had failed to prove the ex-lawmaker committed a crime and the money swap was legal.
Throughout his closing arguments, DeGuerin repeated one phrase in particular: no corporate money went to candidates in Texas. He even included the sentence — in bold, black letters — in a slide show he presented to jurors.
He also used his partisan politics theme: [More...]
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