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-- Fox News legal analysts are bribe dollar and it is -- you to be her -- I contrite and John Edwards something we're not used to seeing.
Are you surprised first -- -- by the -- Little bit you know I'd be covering is pretty -- severity on the news channel and a little bit because there was so much money.
That was giving here and what the jurors had to decide was.
Was this money given by this one in particular -- -- 101 year old woman.
What's -- up personal like gift to him to -- -- affair only from his wife which is legal.
Or was it money tied his affair from us while he runs for president of the United States would -- illegal.
And that is actually don't want doubt they found him not guilty got up and I scratch my head you know Lou you never know the outcome of these cases.
Without knowing -- the jurors are.
This coming from one of the country's leading defense attorneys -- I love this bunny Mellon by the way.
Obviously she's got a great sense of humor reality of money joined Dalton on the -- ever.
The the idea that that the jury was hung on five counts.
And not guilty on the other.
I is that a failure of of the prosecution in the courtroom or was it bad choice to bring the charge love again.
It is the chicken and -- your -- -- act in May have been the first but -- that the country.
Has been trying for years now almost decades did.
To figure -- campaign finance laws and have them be enforceable there's -- really the first time.
Anyone who enforce the -- finance will not maybe.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And limited resources of the federal government what do you.
Think the costs of the bringing this over a million dollars and easily over a million dollars when you -- witnesses coming in of the just -- salaries of the prosecutors this salary the FBI agents the salaries of the financial -- -- the imposition on the time.
I and the re judged a good -- marsh tells the jurors I mean those citizens and in that room one who apparently found that John Edwards and attractive the but yet the but that.
But the reality here is that their opportunity cost that you the Justice Department did is this a decision by Eric Holder to prosecute a former US senator.
You would I would like.
You think that a type this -- prosecution is made that decision is made.
By the attorney general of the United States of America -- nobody else.
Whether or not.
It was the right thing obviously -- in retrospect had to be convicted of everything.
And he was the example and today's presidential campaign coming up -- Red Cross every T and dot every I would these new campaign finance laws.
Would say was the right thing now he gets he walks.
It'll be up to them whether they retry the case of -- been -- see what the jury's verdicts.
Were there is that -- is that among all the ones is that -- Senator Edwards -- -- contrite afterwards they horse balls may possibility absolutely have every right to retry him on the 500 -- the abilities he was so -- -- I'm sure they would he was certainly a little bit little -- scripted.
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