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Bragg urges Judge Merchan to punish Trump for ‘extreme and deliberate’ abuse of gag order

Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg is asking Judge Juan Merchan to enforce his own gag order against former President Donald Trump in a new filing submitted to the court on Tuesday. Bragg’s filing — which was first posted to Bluesky by freelance legal reporter Joshua Friedman — accused the former president of blatantly disregarding Judge […]

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Experts slam Trump’s ‘garbage motion’ asking Judge Merchan to recuse himself from NY trial

Donald Trump’s legal team has filed a 37-page motion asking to have New York State Superior Court Judge Juan Merchan recuse himself from overseeing District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s criminal case alleging the ex-president falsified business records when he paid “hush money” to Stormy Daniels in an effort to assist his 2016 campaign for president. According […]

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Trump says judge’s daughter he attacked is not protected by gag order – DA disagrees

The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office is asking New York State Supreme Court Justice Juan Merchan to clarify if the gag order he placed on Donald Trump protects the judge’s own daughter, who Trump has repeatedly attacked this week. District Attorney Alvin Bragg says the gag order does cover the judge’s daughter, while Trump’s attorneys say […]

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Trump attacks ‘un-American’ Judge Merchan and his daughter in response to gag order

New York Supreme Court acting justice Juan Merchan, who is overseeing former President Donald Trump’s criminal trial in Manhattan District Court, recently hit the ex-president with a gag order preventing him from attacking any witnesses in the upcoming trial. Trump responded to that gag order by repeatedly attacking Merchan and his daughter on social media. […]