Sen. McCain reports for jury duty

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Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain is reporting for jury duty.

The senator tweeted Monday morning that he will be at the Maricopa County Superior Court for jury duty Monday.

In 2005, McCain was summoned for jury duty for a DUI case.

According to a 2005 report in The Arizona Republic, McCain had some difficulty working jury duty into his schedule but eventually made it work that January.

“I’ve been unable to do my civic duty,” he said, according to The Arizona Republic. “Since a lot of citizens inconvenience themselves to serve, there’s no reason for me not to inconvenience myself. You meet nice people, too.”

In March, Attorney General Eric Holder was called to jury duty in D.C. Superior Court for a robbery case. He was not selected.

In 2010, President Barack Obama was summoned for jury duty in a Chicago suburb, but the White House notified the court that “he would not be able to serve.”

Update 3:50 p.m.: McCain tweeted later in the day that he was selected for a panel, but ultimately was not selected for the jury. He noted he might have to return in the afternoon.


Update: 4:02: McCain confirmed on Twitter he was not selected to the jury.


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