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Federal judge issues gag order on Trump over 2020 election case

In a significant development, a federal judge handed down a gag order on Former President Donald Trump to restrict his discourse concerning special counsel Jack Smith's investigation into allegations of election result tampering in the 2020 election. The judge responsible for this decision is D.C.-based Judge Tanya Chutkan, an appointee of the Obama administration. In court, Judge Chutkan explicitly clarified that her ruling was not motivated by personal preferences regarding Mr. Trump's language. Rather, it was instituted to safeguard the administration of justice, as reported by CNN.

Judge Chutkan went on to emphasize that the privilege of presidential candidacy does not grant individuals the freedom to denigrate public servants fulfilling their official duties. This declaration holds particular significance as Donald Trump pursues the 2024 Republican nomination. It is worth noting that this ruling was not without friction, as Mr. Trump has previously engaged in conflict with Judge Chutkan, even going so far as to request her recusal from the case.

Furthermore, it is pertinent to mention that Mr. Trump, with regard to the charges presented by special counsel Jack Smith's investigation into his alleged involvement in election affairs and the subsequent Capitol riot on January 6, 2021, entered a plea of not guilty in August. Separate from those charges, he also pleaded not guilty to the federal charges related to the mishandling of classified documents earlier in summer.

During the hearing, Judge Chutkan firmly underscored that Mr. Trump is a criminal defendant with four felony charges pending against him. As such, he is subject to the authority of the criminal justice system and is obligated to abide by the conditions of his release.

The trial concerning the election charges against Mr. Trump is scheduled to take place in March, which adds another layer of significance to the above developments.

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Do we have any judges that were born and raised in America? This judge has definitely not assimilated into America and Amerca's Constitution. Has she ever read it?

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