Several members of an appeals court suggested the order might be pared down.
Several members of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit suggested they might narrow a gag order that was imposed on former President Donald Trump in his election case, coming weeks after a lower court judge imposed the ruling.
Earlier this month, the appeals court temporarily held Judge Chutkan’s ruling while it heard arguments. During those arguments on Monday, several panel members made public statements suggesting they would at least reduce her earlier ruling.
“There’s a balance that has to be undertaken here, and it’s a very difficult balance,” stated Judge Patricia A. Millett during Monday’s hearing, according to the Washington Post. “We’ve got to use a careful scalpel here and not step into really sort of skewing the political arena, don’t…
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