C'mon, Larry, just give us a hug and admit you're gay and a bathroom perv. American's are very forgiving and you might be pleasantly surprised...plus, you'll look cute in pink. But you CAN'T withdraw a GUILTY PLEA! What are you thinking?!?!?
Porter rejected that as a good reason to withdraw the plea. Any pressure Craig was under "was entirely perceived by the defendant and was not a result of any action by the police, the prosecutor, or the court," he said. Minnesota law allows a plea to be withdrawn if a "manifest injustice" occurs, but leaves it to judges to define that. Porter ruled that none occurred in Craig's case.
"It is not a manifest injustice to force the defendant to be bound by his plea bargain and the waivers and admissions which he made in conjunction with the execution of that bargain," Porter wrote. He also wrote that Craig hadn't produced any "newly discovered evidence" that would clear him.
, R-Idaho, Craig's closest ally in the Senate, said Craig "has the right to pursue his legal options as does any citizen, and I support his effort. I look forward to serving with him as we continue to work on issues important to ."