Former President Donald Trump is slated to appear by video in Manhattan court Tuesday afternoon to hear an order barring him from publicly revealing evidence in the criminal “hush money” case he faces.
Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Juan Merchan earlier this month imposed a slew of restrictions on how Trump, 76, can handle evidence turned over to his defense team by District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s office as the ex-president prepares to fight the 34-count indictment.
Trump cannot publicly discuss or disclose any of the sensitive case materials on social media or otherwise, and he can only review the information with his lawyers, according to the May 8 order.
Merchan has said he doesn’t want to infringe on Trump’s First Amendment rights and that the limitations don’t amount to a gag order.
Trump is still allowed to discuss information that is already public in the case, and most evidence that has come from his