Lawyer Questions Harry Reid's Truthfulness
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An attorney for an exercise band maker challenged former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid about his truthfulness after he testified that an eye injury he blames on the company led him not to run for re-election in 2016.
TheraBand attorney Laurin Quiat on Friday showed Reid saying in a 2015 video announcement that his decision had "absolutely nothing to do with" his injury.
Reid answered that he didn't want people to think he was incapacitated while Democratic minority leader.
Reid has told jurors that he spun and fell face-first against cabinets in his bathroom when a flexible device he'd looped around a shower door handle slipped from his grip as he exercised.
Quiat questioned Reid about initially saying that the band broke and that it had been mounted to a "sturdy object" or hook in the bathroom wall.