Former President Donald Trump On Thursday, he launched a tirade at the judge who was overseeing his civil trial for fraud. This came just hours after a court of appeals lifted a gag rule that had limited what he said about court staff.
The New York Appellate Division issued a stay to the gag order, after finding that it was unconstitutional. “unconstitutional,” The extension of the pause until at least November 27 will be considered by a full panel. The gag was first imposed on the second trial day by Judge Arthur Engoron. Trump’s business practices after the former president fired off attacks against the judge’s law clerk.
Trump Engoron had warned him that any future violations would lead to harsh penalties. The judge explained that his ruling was to protect court employees from hundreds of antisemitic threats and letters.
On Thursday, the former President celebrated the temporary pause.
“His Ridiculous and Unconstitutional Gag Order, not allowing me to defend myself against him and his politically biased and out of control, Trump Hating Clerk, who is sinking him and his Court to new levels of LOW, is a disgrace,” Trump “Truth Social” is the platform that he has created. “They are defending the Worst and Least Respected Attorney General in the United States, Letitia James, who is a Worldwide disgrace, as is her illegal Witch Hunt against me.”
The attacks spread throughout Trump’s orbit, with aides posting their own hits. Jason Miller, a senior adviser to Trump, called Engoron’s clerk, Allison Greenfield, a “Democratic Operative.” The post was echoed Trump’s initial attack that resulted in the gag order.
Trump The Thursday was added “wicked attack on Democracy must be ended, NOW.”
“The Radical and Unprecedented actions of Judge Engoron will keep BUSINESSES and JOBS forever out of New York State,” He said. “I have done NOTHING WRONG.”