Judge Cannon Rejects Jack Smith’s Request to ‘Gag’ Trump in Classified Docs Case – EVOL

A federal judge has rejected Special Counsel Jack Smith’s request to issue a “gag order” against President Donald Trump in the Democrats’ classified documents case against the 45th POTUS.

On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon shot down Smith’s request to gag Trump after defense attorneys called it “unconstitutional censorship.”

In an order, Judge Cannon found that Smith’s prosecutors failed to properly confer with Trump’s lawyers before filing the motion in violation of court rules.

The judge said prosecutors did not give Trump’s team “sufficient time” to review their motion.

The motion was strategically filed Friday evening on Memorial Day weekend.

“Because the filing of the Special Counsel’s motion did not adhere to these basic requirements, it is due to be denied without prejudice,” the judge said.

On Monday, Trump’s attorneys accused the government of “unconstitutional censorship” in response to Smith’s request.

In a court filing, Trump’s outraged legal team asked a federal judge in Florida to sanction and fine prosecutors from  Smith’s office.

Federal prosecutors requested that the court modify Trump’s conditions of release and prohibit him from making future statements about FBI agents who executed a search warrant at Mar-a-Lago on Aug. 22, 2023.

In the filing, Trump’s



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