Trump announces appeal of 'unconstitutional gag order' after judge threatens jail time: 'sham'

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Former President Trump announced Thursday greeting that his defence squad successful the NY v. Trump lawsuit has filed a question to entreaty the "unconstitutional gag order" that was imposed connected the 45th president, restricting what helium tin publically accidental astir the case.  

"I conscionable privation to fto you cognize that we've conscionable filed a large question successful the appellate part concerning the perfectly unconstitutional gag order, wherever I'm fundamentally not allowed to speech to you astir thing meaningful that's going connected successful the case. And galore bully things are going connected with the case. It shouldn't person been filed," helium said. 

Trump is nether a gag bid that prevents him from making oregon directing others to marque nationalist statements astir witnesses and their imaginable information oregon remarks astir tribunal staff, DA unit oregon household members of staff. The justice successful the lawsuit has ruled Trump has violated the bid 10 times, resulting successful a full of $10,000 successful fines, and threatened jailhouse clip if Trump continues to interruption the order. 

TRUMP HUSH MONEY TRIAL IS A 'FRANKENSTEIN CASE' THAT'S BEEN 'ZAPPED' INTO LIFE: TURLEY

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Republican statesmanlike campaigner and erstwhile President Trump sits successful the courtroom arsenic his transgression proceedings implicit charges that helium falsified concern records to conceal wealth paid to soundlessness porn prima Stormy Daniels successful 2016 continues astatine Manhattan authorities tribunal successful New York City connected April 22, 2024. (REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/Pool)

Trump besides work ineligible experts' commentary connected the lawsuit to members of the media connected Thursday, erstwhile ineligible scholars specified arsenic Alan Dershowitz and Jonathan Turley slammed the trial. 

"'This is simply a Frankenstein case. They took a dormant misdemeanor, they attached it to a dead, alleged national felony and zapped it backmost into life. So galore of america are conscionable amazed to ticker this really locomotion into tribunal due to the fact that it's not a recognizable transgression that immoderate of america person seen," Trump said, quoting Fox News contributor Turley. 

"'I've been doing this for 60 years, and I don't recognize what transgression he's been charged with. Nobody understands this. I conscionable don't get the crime. There's nary grounds of immoderate transgression whatsoever. This is simply a sham,'" Trump continued, quoting Dershowitz. 

Trump is backmost successful a Manhattan courtroom connected Thursday, aft erstwhile pornographic histrion Stormy Daniels took the basal connected Tuesday, erstwhile she went into item astir her alleged matter with the then-real property tycoon successful 2006. 

NY V. TRUMP: MAYOR ADAMS SAYS RIKERS ISLAND IS 'PREPARED' IF TRUMP IS SENTENCED TO JAIL

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Stormy Daniels is questioned by authoritative Susan Hoffinger during erstwhile President Trump's transgression proceedings connected charges that helium falsified concern records to conceal wealth paid to soundlessness porn prima Stormy Daniels successful 2016, successful Manhattan authorities tribunal successful New York City connected May 7, 2024 successful this courtroom sketch. (REUTERS/Jane Rosenberg)

Daniels elaborate to the tribunal that she met Trump successful 2006 astatine Lake Tahoe during a personage play tournament. She alleged that the brace had enactment successful Trump's edifice country during the event, which Trump has repeatedly denied successful nationalist comments. Daniels' grounds besides included describing to the tribunal however she got into the pornography concern aft moving arsenic an exotic dancer arsenic a teenager.

The lawsuit revolves astir the alleged falsification of concern records. Prosecutors accidental Trump’s erstwhile attorney, Michael Cohen, paid Daniels $130,000 to quiescent her claims of the alleged extramarital intersexual encounter. Prosecutors allege the Trump Organization reimbursed Cohen and fraudulently logged the payments arsenic ineligible expenses, and they are moving to beryllium that Trump falsified records with the intent to perpetrate oregon conceal a 2nd crime, which is simply a felony.

ERIC TRUMP SLAMS STORMY'S TESTIMONY FROM FRONT ROW COURT SEAT: 'GARBAGE'

Legal experts connected Tuesday sounded disconnected connected societal media that Daniels’ grounds was irrelevant to the lawsuit and that it should not person been admitted into the record.

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Stephanie A. Gregory Clifford, known professionally arsenic Stormy Daniels, attends Exxxotica Expo held astatine the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center connected April 22, 2023 successful Rosemont, Illinois. (Photo by Jacek Boczarski/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

"I utilized to effort cases for a living. I inactive person a beauteous bully consciousness of what grounds is relevant, what is prejudicial and what is wholly over-the-top inadmissible. What the justice is letting successful contiguous successful the Trump proceedings successful NYC volition beryllium remembered arsenic a acheronian stain connected our judicial system, reminiscent of corrupt dictatorships. Shame connected the prosecution for undermining our judicial system," David Friedman, a lawyer and erstwhile U.S. ambassador to Israel during the Trump administration, posted connected X

STORMY DANIELS TAKES THE STAND IN TRUMP CRIMINAL TRIAL

Daniels' grounds Tuesday was followed by the Trump defence squad moving for a mistrial that was yet denied by presiding Judge Juan Merchan. 

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Judge Juan Merchan poses for a representation successful his chambers, Thursday, March 14, 2024, successful New York. (AP Photos)

"THE PROSECUTION, WHICH HAS NO CASE, HAS GONE TOO FAR. MISTRIAL!" Trump posted connected Truth Social Tuesday.

TRUMP SAYS JAIL TIME TO DEFEND FREE SPEECH IS 'SACRIFICE' HE'S WILLING TO MAKE

"This Witch Hunt is FALSE ANCIENT HISTORY that was afloat adjudicated by the Voters successful the 2016 Presidential Election. It lone has to bash with Election Interference, and trying to assistance Crooked Joe Biden get elected due to the fact that helium can’t bash it by himself. It is simply a vicious onslaught by the Soros backed D.A., Alvin Bragg, successful strict coordination with the D.O.J. and the White House, connected Biden’s Political Opponent, ME. IT IS ILLEGAL, UNCONSTITUTIONAL, AND STRICTLY THIRD WORLD COUNTRY!"  

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Daniels volition again instrumentality the basal connected Thursday to proceed her testimony. 

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