The order has been temporarily lifted while the defense appeals it.
A panel of three judges in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will hear arguments regarding the gag order on former President Donald Trump, which prohibited him from speaking about his prosecutors and others as he campaigns to run for reelection.
On Monday, President Trump’s team is expected to argue that the order is overly broad, highly speculative, and a violation of the candidate’s First Amendment rights.
The original order was issued in October by U.S. District Court Judge Tanya Chutkan, and had been lifted for just a few days when President Trump filed a notice of appeal, but was reinstated after both parties filed briefs to the court. The prosecutors had initially sought a gag order against comments of an “inflammatory” nature, arguing President Trump could…
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