Yeah I didn't think so either. Strange behavior though.
I testified once as an expert witness when I worked in a forensic toxicology lab. I was prepped beforehand by the prosecutor who called me as a witness - he was calm and gentle and friendly with me on the stand. I never got cross examined by the defense. And still I found it a jarring circumstance to sit in that box next to the judge facing the empty courtroom and testify
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said Tuesday that President Biden's comments on the trial of Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer charged with the death of George Floyd last year, could lead to a mistrial in the case.