A new poll has now shown that the majority of Republicans believe that the jury in the trial of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd reached the wrong verdict.
The jury found Chauvin guilty of all three charges against him, including the charge of second-degree murder.
As The Hill reports:
Nearly half of all Republicans questioned in a new poll said that they believe former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was wrongly convicted of murdering George Floyd.
A total of 46 percent of respondents to the CBS News-YouGov poll who identified as Republican said the Hennepin County jury reached the “wrong verdict.” Only 10 percent of Democrats said the same thing.
Among all respondents, 75 percent said the jury reached the right verdict, while 25 percent said it did not.
The 25 percent of Americans who said they believe the jury reached the wrong verdict also said they strongly disagree with the ideas of the Black Lives Matter movement, CBS News noted.