Judge Releas­es Details In Lim­it­ed Gag Order Against Trump

Judge Releases Details In Limited Gag Order Against Trump

The judge over­see­ing Don­ald Trump’s elec­tion obstruc­tion tri­al in fed­er­al court released details in the lim­it­ed gag order imposed on the for­mer pres­i­dent, restrict­ing him from mak­ing “grave threats” against the spe­cial coun­sel, wit­ness­es, or court staff.
U.S. Dis­trict Judge Tanya Chutkan issued the rule after hear­ing argu­ments at a fed­er­al cour­t­house in Wash­ing­ton, D.C., telling Trump not to engage in a “pre-tri­al smear cam­paign” against gov­ern­ment staff, their fam­i­lies, and wit­ness­es.
Chutkan, an appointee of for­mer Pres­i­dent Barack Oba­ma, wrote in the three-page fil­ing that amid Trump’s 2024 pres­i­den­tial cam­paign, the court found his “state­ments po …