The Washington Times: Trump Campaign: Gag Order Would Be ‘Tyrannical, Third World Country Move’

The Washington Times

President Trump’s campaign said a gag order from the New York judge handling his case would be a “tyrannical, Third World country move.”

Some legal scholars have speculated that Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Juan Merchan will place the former president — and leading 2024 GOP presidential candidate — under a gag order, forbidding him to speak of the charges.

“Gag orders generally protect a defendant’s 6th Amendment right to a fair trial and defendants still have their First Amendment rights,” said Mike Davis, president of the Article III Project that advocates for a conservative judiciary. “A gag order against President Trump would clearly be unconstitutional and it’s un-American for a judge to gag a presidential candidate facing a bogus political prosecution.”

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