Stefanik files judicial complaint after Trump’s gag order appeal is dismissed in New York

EXCLUSIVE — House Republican Conference Chairwoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY) filed a judicial complaint against Judge Arthur Engoron, accusing him of “inappropriate bias and judicial intemperance” as he oversees former President Donald Trump’s civil fraud case in New York.

Stefanik filed the complaint on Friday after the New York Court of Appeals dismissed a challenge from Trump earlier this week that sought to appeal a gag order imposed on the former president related to the fraud case. Stefanik is challenging the court’s dismissal, accusing Engoron of displaying “biased misconduct” against the former president, according to the complaint first obtained by the Washington Examiner.

“The Court dodged addressing a crucial issue, which has ramifications for all New Yorkers. Simply stated, it is unacceptable that any judge in America would place an unconstitutional gag order on a defendant,” Stefanik wrote in a
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