Efforts to hold Trump accountable are testing the legal system in unprecedented ways as judges struggle with how to rein in the former president’s inflammatory rhetoric.
The motions contend that the indictment should be dismissed because it violates the former president’s free speech rights and represents a vindictive prosecution.
The ruling gives Trump’s lawyers time to prove why the former president’s comments should not be restricted as the case heads toward trial.
Former President Donald Trump is appealing a narrow gag order that bars him from making statements attacking people involved in his election interference case.
The order from U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan is a milestone moment in the federal case that accuses Trump of illegally conspiring to overturn his 2020 election loss to Democrat Joe Biden.
A Colorado judge rejected former President Donald Trump's attempt to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to keep him off the state ballot, ruling that his free-speech objections did not apply.
A Georgia prosecutor is seeking to call GOP Chair Ronna McDaniel and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones as witnesses in the trial of two defendants in the election interference case.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis asked that Disney’s First Amendment lawsuit against him be tossed from federal court, and Disney demanded emails, texts and other communications from the governor’s office.