• Pulmonary Expert Delivers Detailed Testimony at Chauvin Trial: ‘Mr. Floyd Died From a Low Level of Oxygen'

    6 days ago - By Mediaite

    Dr. Martin Tobin , a longtime pulmonary specialist with extensive expertise in pulmonary and critical care medicine, offered detailed testimony Thursday that George Floyd died from a lack of oxygen, as the trial of Derek Chauvin continued.
    Chauvin, who kneeled on Floyd's neck for more than nine minutes despite pleas from bystanders and Floyd himself saying he couldn't breathe, is facing murder and manslaughter charges. Chauvin's defense has asserted that Floyd's death was caused by external factors, such as an opioid addiction and bystanders interfering with police officers' ability to...
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  • Van Jones Says He Hopes ‘Congress Is Watching' Derek Chauvin Trial: They Can Act to ‘Make Sure This Doesn't Happen Again'

    6 days ago - By Mediaite

    CNN's Van Jones commended the testimony of a medical expert in the Derek Chauvin trial Thursday and said Congress should be watching all of this.
    Dr. Martin Tobin , a pulmonologist, gave methodical, detailed testimony Thursday on George Floyd's cause of death. He said that Floyd “died from a low level of oxygen” and said in no uncertain terms, “A healthy person subjected to what Mr. Floyd was subjected to would have died as a result of what he was subjected to.”
    Jones recalled the significant testimony of police chief Medaria Arradondo and said, “That's from the police point of view. What...
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