‘We Build The Wall’ Trial Ends in Mistrial; Jury Deadlocked

The mistrial in the prosecution of Timothy Shea was granted by U.S. District Judge Analisa Torres after the jury reported for a third time that it could not reach a verdict on any count.

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Timothy Shea exits Manhattan federal court during his trial on Friday, June 3, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
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NEW YORK (AP) — The trial of a Colorado businessman on charges that he ripped off thousands of donors who contributed $25 million to a campaign to build a wall along the southern U.S. border ended Tuesday in a mistrial after jurors could not reach a unanimous verdict in a prosecution that once featured onetime presidential adviser Steve Bannon. The mistrial in the prosecution of Timothy Shea was granted by U.S. District Judge Analisa Torres…

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