Trump conviction thrown into jeopardy over shock juror remark posted to Facebook the day before guilty verdicts --Facebook post claims to know Trump would be found guilty before verdict | 7 June 2024 | Trump's hush money conviction could be in doubt after a Facebook post claimed jurors were discussing plans to find the ex-president guilty before delivering their verdict. Judge Juan Merchan sparked speculation of potential mistrial when he sent a letter to the prosecution and defense attorneys about the message that read: "My cousin is a juror and says Trump is getting convicted [heart emoji] Thank you folks for all your had work!!!!" The user, named Michael Anderson, wrote the post that sparked confusion on a New York Unified Court System's Facebook page. It raises questions about whether one of the jurors did in fact discuss the case with others when they were not allowed to. If that were the case, it could be grounds for a mistrial.

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