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New York’s High Court Keeps Trump’s Muzzle In Place

Posted on AllSides June 18th, 2024
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Donald Trump will have to keep holding his tongue until his criminal sentencing next month in New York, now that the state’s highest court has rejected his attempts to remove a gag order that has kept him from attacking government employees, prosecutors, and witnesses during his recent criminal trial.

The New York Court of Appeals, the awkwardly named institution that serves as the ultimate legal authority in the state, made its decision clear in a document published Tuesday.

In March, New York State Supreme Court Justice Juan Merchan issued an...

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