Special Counsel Jack Smith has made a desperate plea to a judge to issue a gag order against former President Donald Trump. It seems that Smith can’t handle the fact that Trump still has a voice and wants to silence him. This gag order would restrict Trump’s free speech, which goes against the very essence of our First Amendment rights.
Smith has brought not one, but two criminal cases against Trump. This particular request for a gag order is in relation to the events of January 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C. It’s interesting to note that Smith made this request over a week ago, but conveniently, it only came to light recently. It makes you wonder what other sneaky tactics Smith has up his sleeve.
In his motion, Smith argues that Trump’s past behavior justifies restricting his free speech rights. What a load of hogwash! Smith points to a post-indictment social media post by Trump where he said, “If you go after me, I’m coming after you.” Now, if that’s not a statement made out of frustration and determination, then what is? Smith claims that this statement is intended to undermine public confidence in the judicial system and intimidate individuals. Give us a break!
It’s worth mentioning that this gag order could have serious implications for Trump’s potential campaign in 2024. His spokesperson aptly pointed out that this is nothing more than blatant election interference. President Trump is the leading candidate, and it’s clear that Smith and the prosecution team are trying to sabotage his chances. A gag order would prevent Trump from voicing his opinions and connecting with the American people. Talk about unfair!
Unfortunately for Trump, the case is being handled by U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan, who has a well-documented anti-Trump bias. It’s certainly an uphill battle for justice when the judge overseeing the case can’t be trusted to remain impartial. Will Chutkan grant the gag order? Only time will tell. But it wouldn’t be surprising if she did, given her track record.
In the meantime, there are other important motions at play, including Trump’s motion to disqualify Chutkan from the case. It’s clear that Trump is being bombarded with unfair tactics and biased individuals who are desperate to silence him. But let’s not forget, Trump is a fighter, and he won’t back down easily. We’ll just have to wait and see how this unfair trial unfolds.