Judge Denies Trump’s Request to Delay Hush Money Trial, Considers Relaxing Gag Order

NEW YORK, NY – A New York appeals court judge has rejected former President Donald Trump’s request to postpone the trial in his hush money case, slated to begin on April 15. The decision was made by Judge Cynthia Kern, who also stated that the full Appellate Division First Department will later review whether to ease the limited gag order that Trump has been requesting. In the upcoming weeks, the full panel of the appellate division will consider three important components that could potentially impact Trump’s criminal trial in New York. On the very day … Read more

Former President Trump Challenges Gag Order: Says Jail Would Be a ‘Great Honor’

New York, NY – Former president Donald Trump has declared that he would consider it a “great honor” to be jailed for violating a gag order in a case about to go to trial. This statement marks an escalation in his attacks against New York Supreme Court Justice Juan Merchan and other court officials. Merchan recently expanded his gag order to include both his own family and the family of Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, following Trump’s personal attacks on Merchan’s daughter. In a post on the Truth Social platform, Trump directly challenged Merchan to … Read more

Former President Donald Trump Faces Wider Gag Order After Targeting Judge’s Daughter, Threatening Integrity of New York Hush Money Case

New York City, NY – Former President Donald Trump has been issued a broader gag order in his criminal hush money case in New York. This comes after repeated social media attacks targeting the judge’s daughter. The order, issued by Judge Juan Merchan, prohibits Trump from publicly discussing family members of the judge or the Manhattan District Attorney if it significantly hampers the case’s progress. Merchan had previously imposed a similar gag order on statements about court staff and prosecutors, as well as their family members. In response to an argument put forth by Trump’s … Read more

Judge Expands Gag Order in Trump’s Criminal Hush Money Case to Include Family Members Amid Concerns for Trial’s Integrity

New York City – The judge presiding over former President Donald Trump’s criminal hush money case has extended a limited gag order to include family members of both the judge and the district attorney. This decision comes after prosecutors raised concerns about Trump targeting the judge’s daughter on social media due to her involvement with a Democratic political group. Last week, Judge Juan Merchan issued a limited gag order that prevented Trump from making comments about potential witnesses, jurors, lawyers, court staff, and their families. However, the order allowed Trump to continue making public comments … Read more