Jack Smith asks judge to stop Trump from making claims about FBI assassination plot

Special counsel Jack Smith asked a judge Friday to order former President Donald Trump to avoid producing any more claims that FBI agents were “complicit in a plot to assassinate him.”

Court filings allege Trump’s statements this week exposed FBI agents involved in the case “to the risk of threats, violence, and harassment.” Trump made accusatory statements about the authorization for federal agents to use deadly force if necessary while executing a warrant to search Mar-a-Lago.

In the new court filing, Smith asked U.S. District Judge Aileen M. Cannon “to make clear that [Trump] may not make statements that pose a significant, imminent, and foreseeable danger to law enforcement agents participating in the investigation and prosecution of this case,” saying a warning from the court is necessary because of “several intentionally false and inflammatory statements recently made by
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