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Trump tests gag order by sharing articles on judge’s family

Former President Trump shared articles critical of Judge Juan Merchan and his family on Wednesday, appearing to test the bounds of the gag order placed on Trump in his New York hush money case. Merchan expanded the gag order Monday to prevent Trump from discussing his family, after the former president made comments critical of Merchan’s daughter Loren. Trump was already barred from speaking about…

Former federal prosecutor says Trump could be jailed if convicted for falsifying business records

Former federal prosecutor Andrew Weissman said Tuesday that former President Trump could face a jail sentence if he is convicted of falsifying business records in his New York hush money trial, which starts later this month. Trump is facing 34 felony counts over claims that he falsified business records in attempts to cover up hush money payments made to hide an alleged affair with adult…