Trump gag order should stand, appeals panel says

Updated November 20, 2023 at 4:31 p.m. ET

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court signaled Monday that it would uphold, but potentially narrow, the gag order imposed on former President Donald Trump in the criminal case alleging he conspired to overturn his election defeat in 2020.

During a more than two-hour hearing in Washington, a three-judge panel expressed skepticism of Trump’s lawyer’s argument that the silence mandate infringed on human rights. former president linked to the First Amendment and its “fundamental political discourse.”

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