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Trump Weighs Bid to Shift NY Criminal Case to Staten Island

  • Former president’s lawyers may seek move out of Manhattan
  • Legal experts say defendants don’t have right to friendly jury
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Former President Donald Trump’s legal team is considering asking to move his criminal case from Manhattan to the more conservative New York borough of Staten Island out of concern that he won’t be able to get a fair trial, according to a person familiar with the matter.

The lawyers haven’t made a final decision and are waiting to see the charges in the indictment by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the discussions aren’t public.