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New York: Donald Trump card On Tuesday, he struck before a New York judge to extend a Mask order Preventing the former US president from attacking those involved in his arrival Hush money trialHe described it as “election interference.”
On Monday, the judge presiding over Trump's trial on charges of pre-election payments to a porn star expanded the gag order against him to include comments about family members of judge and Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg.
The move came after he criticized the Republican presidential candidate Judge Juan Merchan and his daughter in a series of posts on Truth Social.
“I have just learned that another corrupt New York judge, Juan Merchan, has ambushed me so that I cannot talk about the corruption and conflicts taking place in his courtroom,” Trump wrote on his platform, Truth Social.
“They can talk about me, but I can't talk about them??? That seems fair, right?
“This judge should be excused and the case dismissed.
“Election interference at its worst!”
“Trump's pattern of attacking family members of the chief law officers and attorneys assigned to his cases serves no legitimate purpose,” Merchan said in his order Monday.
“It merely instills fear in those who are appointed or called to participate in the proceedings that not only they, but their family members as well, are ‘fair game’ for the defendant’s vitriol.”
Trump faces charges of falsifying business records for payments his lawyer Michael Cohen made on the eve of the 2016 presidential election to porn star Stormy Daniels to ensure she did not publicize a sexual encounter.
The case is scheduled to begin on April 15, and is the first-ever criminal trial of a former president.
When asked by reporters if he would take the witness stand, Trump said he would “have no problem testifying.”
Trump now has four criminal indictments to his name and faces 88 felony charges for a wide range of alleged crimes.



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