The jury selection was completed and the panel was seated this morning. There are seven women and five men, and six alternates. There are no jurors from Rockland C0unty.
Then St. Lawrence’s attorney presented his opening remarks during which he told the jury his client could not be held accountable for the 22 fraud charges outlined by the prosecution. Instead, Burke blamed the whistleblower, Melissa Reimer, and the grassroots organization Preserve Ramapo. If that’s the defense, they have a problem.
Miss Reimer has countless digital recordings verifying her reasons for going to the federal authorities, and our organization, Preserve Ramapo, has a record twelve years long here and on our legacy website archiving a long disgraceful career that began with St. Lawrence’s first run for office, featuring his lies about having a BA and an MA from Harvard University. [Read more…]