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GOP lawmakers react to Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict: 'I think the jury did its job'

18 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Republican lawmakers said the verdict in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin showed that the justice system worked and that "the jury did its job."
Chauvin was convicted of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd on Tuesday.
"That's the jury's decision...I think they can appeal whether or not he got a fair trial but I told everybody that this is the way the system works. I accept the jury's verdict and leave it up to the court," Senator Lindsey Graham said.
Rep. Joni Ernst said, "I think the...
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