Interview: Jury Works To Decide Jess Ventura Defamation Suit


Did the author of American Sniper defame former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura by claiming he’d decked Ventura in a California nightclub in 2006?

That’s the question that a jury in St. Paul has been wrestling with for nearly a week and millions of dollars may be on the line.

Chris Kyle, known as “America’s Deadliest Sniper” isn’t around to defend himself against the lawsuit.

ABC’s Jim Ryan, who’s in Kyle’s home state of Texas, explains.

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