Trump hits out at expanded gag order in New York trial | India News

Apr2,2024



New York: Donald trump hit out at a New York judge on Tuesday for extending the term gag order Preventing the former US President from attacking people involved in his upcoming actions stash testThis is being called “election interference”.
On Monday, the judge presiding over Trump's trial for allegedly making pre-election payments to a porn star issued a gag order against the magistrate and Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg for including comments he made about family members. be extended.
This step was taken after criticism of the Republican presidential candidate judge juan merchan and his daughter Truth in a series of posts on social.
“I was just informed that another corrupt New York judge, Juan Marchan, has silenced me so that I cannot speak about the corruption and conflicts taking place in his courtroom,” Trump wrote on his Truth social platform.
“They can talk about me, but I can't talk about them??? Seems fair, right?
“This judge should be removed from the case and the case should be closed.
“Election interference at its worst!”
In her order on Monday, Merchan said Trump's “pattern of attacking the family members of presiding jurists and attorneys appointed to their cases serves no legitimate purpose.”
“This only creates fear in those who have been appointed or summoned to participate in the proceedings, that not only they, but also their family members are 'fair game' for criticizing the defendant.”
Trump is accused of falsifying business records for payments made to porn star Stormy Daniels by his lawyer Michael Cohen on the eve of the 2016 presidential election to ensure she would not publicize any sexual encounters.
The case is set to begin on April 15, and is the first criminal trial of a former president.
Asked by reporters whether he would take the witness stand, Trump said he would “have no problem testifying.”
Trump now faces four criminal indictments and faces 88 felony counts for a variety of alleged criminalities.



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