The court’s reinstatement of the above ban was revealed in notes on online court records on the evening of October 29 (local time) and was not immediately implemented.
Judge Tanya Chutkan, who is presiding over the federal case accusing Mr Trump of conspiring to overturn the results of the 2020 election, has temporarily lifted a previous comment ban. But she has now agreed to reinstate the order after prosecutors cited Trump’s recent social media comments targeting his former chief of staff.
Prosecutors said the action was intended to influence and intimidate potential witnesses in the case.
The judge presiding over the civil fraud trial in New York last week fined Mr Trump $10,000. Photo: AP
According to the Associated Press, two other judges also imposed the above order to force Mr. Trump to curb his speech, including a fine of 10,000 VND.USD. Imposed.
Mr Trump’s lawyers said they would ask the Court of Appeals in Washington for a temporary stay on the emergency order. Mr Trump’s defense lawyer said former President Trump had the right to criticize prosecutors and “tell the truth about harassers”.
Mr Trump still denies any wrongdoing. However, according to the AP, Mr Trump – who is the focus of his 2024 presidential campaign – defamed special prosecutor Jack Smith and others involved in the criminal cases against him.
Former President Trump claimed to be a victim of the political justice system.
Prosecutors said Trump’s verbal attacks risked undermining the integrity of the case and inciting his supporters to violence. Special prosecutor Jack Smith’s team said Mr Trump took advantage of the recent lifting of the comment ban to “send a threatening message” to former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows.