Calls for Impeachment After Federal Judge Appears on CNN, Criticizes Trump – EVOL

U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton says he’s received threats.

Calls for impeachment and a misconduct warning emerged late on March 28, after a sitting federal judge criticized former President Donald Trump, who is running for president, during a cable news appearance.

U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia Reggie Walton appeared on CNN and criticized President Trump after the former president targeted another judge and that judge’s daughter.

New York State Supreme Court Justice Juan Merchan “is suffering from an acute case of Trump Derangement Syndrome,” President Trump said this week.

Judge Walton said the comments were troublesome. “And it’s particularly problematic when those comments are in the form of a threat, especially if they’re directed at one’s family,” he said on CNN. “I mean, we do these jobs, because we’re committed to the rule of law and we believe in the rule of law, and the rule of law can only function effectively when we have judges who are prepared to carry out their duties without the threat of potential physical harm.”

Judge Walton later added that “it’s very important that people in positions of authority be very circumspect in reference to the things that they say, so that they’re not



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