Media: Barack Obama will act as juror in court
MOSCOW, October 28. /TASS/. Court of cook County (Chicago, Illinois) called the 44th U.S. President Barack Obama as a juror. As reported on Friday, the Chicago Tribune, the former us leader agreed to participate in the trial in November.
The publication notes that the policy is a property in Chicago, therefore, he has the right to serve on a jury in Illinois.
“He (Obama) gave clearly understand that, being present at the trial, he will fulfill his duty of a citizen and inhabitant of (city)”, — leads edition of the words of the judge, who stressed that the will take all necessary measures to ensure the security of the former President. Information in what the trial will be attended by Obama, is not given.
In different years in this County the jury was the famous host Oprah Winfrey and actor Mr. T, and several governors and mayors.
Obama was elected US President in 2008, becoming the first African American to hold this post in 2012 was re-elected for a second term and led the country until the inauguration of Donald trump on 20 January this year.