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Jeanine Pirro In No Rush To Settle 119 MPH Speeding Ticket

Harrison resident Jeanine Pirro
Harrison resident Jeanine Pirro Photo Credit: YouTube

Although she seemingly has the need for speed, Fox News host and former Westchester County District Attorney Jeanine Pirro appears to be in no rush to answer the speeding charge against her.

New York State Police troopers stopped Pirro driving 119 mph on Nov. 19 last year in the Town of Nichols, which is in Tioga County upstate, near Owego and her hometown Elmira. Pirro was due to answer the speeding charge this week, though the court has not received her plea.

When she was stopped by troopers, Pirro, who lives in Harrison, was driving in a 65 mph zone. According to the New York Department of Motor Vehicles, Pirro is facing 11 points on her license for driving more than 40 mph over the speed limit.

“I had been driving for hours to visit my ailing 89-year-old mom and didn’t realize how fast I was driving," Pirro said in a statement released by Fox after she was busted. "I believe in the rule of law and I will pay the consequences.”

Pirro is currently the host of “Justice With Judge Jeanine” on Fox News. She previously hosted the show “Judge Jeanine Pirro” on the CW, which was canceled six years ago. Pirro was the Westchester District Attorney from 1993 until 2005.

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