Newsmax's Greg Kelly compares Donald Trump to Emmett Till

In 1955, an all-white jury acquitted Emmett Till's killers. Newsmax host Greg Kelly now likens that miscarriage of justice to Trump's conviction.

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Citation From the June 17, 2024, edition of Newsmax's Greg Kelly Reports 

GREG KELLY (HOST): You see, a jury did it. A jury, a jury, a jury. That's a jury of [Trump's] peers. Number one, he doesn't have any peers. He's a former president. It is a unique position. Constitutionally, we really do have impeachment for offenses by him, that was an appropriate forum. They did it often enough, right? But not this. But you notice, like, you know, a jury of his peers, a jury did it, a jury did it. I've heard that excuse before.

Emmett Till, young man, beaten to death all the way back in the 1950s. What did he do? He said hello to a white woman, something like that. And an all-white mob beat him to death and three people, I believe, were arrested. And the jury said, “we don't see no problem here" and let him go, right? A jury of the accusers' peers found nothing to see here. So jury, I'm told, gets it wrong sometimes. Seems to be a lot of people who think that a lot of murderers were let free that day. All right, so we've seen this before.