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Jack Smith Tries for Another Gag Order Against Trump


Special counsel Jack Smith is making a second request for a gag order.

The new request would prohibit Trump from making statements about the law enforcement officers who searched his Mar-a-Lago home.

This is all part of the legal drama unfolding in Florida, where Trump is charged on 40 counts.

I guess 34 wasn’t enough for them.

And these charges are related to his alleged mishandling of classified documents.

This Jack Smith doesn’t seem to know when to quit.

I guess he’ll find out the hard way.

Washington Examiner reports:

Special counsel Jack Smith is making a second request that a gag order be imposed on former President Donald Trump after Judge Aileen Cannon rejected the previous motion.

Smith’s request would bar Trump from making statements about the law enforcement officers who searched his Mar-a-Lago home and found large stashes of classified documents. In Florida, Trump is charged on 40 counts stemming from his alleged mishandling of classified documents after he left the White House and efforts to obstruct the Justice Department’s investigation.

“These deceptive and inflammatory claims expose the law enforcement professionals who are involved in this case to unjustified and unacceptable risks: they invite the sort of threats and harassment that have occurred when other participants in legal proceedings against Trump have been targeted by his invective,” prosecutors Jay Bratt and David Harbach wrote.

Smith originally made the request in response to a claim Trump made last week regarding the FBI agents who searched his home in August 2022, stating they were “authorized to shoot me” and were “locked & loaded ready to take me out & put my family in danger.”

During the search, FBI agents used their standard use-of-force policy, which prohibits the use of deadly force except when the officer has a reasonable belief that the subject being searched has an intent to harm the officer or another person.

Political artist Ben Garrison throws some humor on the case.



 

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