Jack Smith’s team tries for another Trump gag order after getting shot down

Special counsel Jack Smith is making a second request that a gag order be imposed on former President Donald Trump after Judge Alieen Cannon rejected the previous motion.

Smith’s request would bar Trump from making statements about the law enforcement officers who searched his Mar-a-Lago home and found large stashes of classified documents. In Florida, Trump is charged on 40 counts stemming from his alleged mishandling of classified documents after he left the White House and efforts to obstruct the Justice Department’s investigation.

“These deceptive and inflammatory claims expose the law enforcement professionals who are involved in this case to unjustified and unacceptable risks: they invite the sort of threats and harassment that have occurred when other participants in legal proceedings against Trump have been targeted by his invective,” prosecutors Jay Bratt and David
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