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Judge Juan M. Merchan
Former U.S. President Trump holds presser after criminal case hearing on porn star hush money charges in New York

Judge Expands Trump’s Gag Order After His Social Media Posts About Judge’s Daughter

Trump’s lawyers fought the gag order and its expansion, citing constitutional concerns about restricting Trump’s speech while he’s campaigning for president.

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Former U.S. President Trump holds a campaign rally ahead of New Hampshire primary election, in Atkinson

DA Suggests Trump Violated Gag Order With Post About Daughter of Trial Judge

The DA argued that the gag order’s ban on statements meant to interfere with or harass the court’s staff or their families makes the judge’s daughter off-limits.

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Former U.S. President and current Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's rally in Sioux City

Donald Trump Assails Judge After Gag Order in New York Hush-Money Criminal Case

The judge long resisted imposing a gag order on Trump, but as the trial nears, he said his obligation to ensuring the integrity of the case outweighs First Amendment concerns.

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Former U.S. President Trump holds presser after criminal case hearing on porn star hush money charges in New York

Gag Order Bars Trump From Commenting on Key Figures in Hush Money Case

The judge cited the former president’s prior comments about him and others in the case in granting a prosecution request for what it termed a “narrowly tailored” order.

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