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Sat May 25, 2024, 08:14 AM May 25

NEW: Tonight, concerned that Trump's escalating rhetoric..the Special Counsel's office is asking [View all]

NEW: Tonight, concerned that Trump’s escalating rhetoric about the standard instructions attached to the MAL search warrant will result in violence against law enforcement, the Special Counsel’s office is asking not for a gag order, but to modify Trump’s conditions of release. 1/

That matters because when Trump was first indicted, his bond — which he signed —
made clear that his continued release was conditioned on his compliance with certain terms. 2/

For example, Trump’s order not only prohibits him from violating any federal, state or local law while on release
but also precludes his speaking to any fact witnesses on a list shared with his lawyers
about the facts of the case, except through their respective lawyers.


But in asking to modify Trump’s conditions of release to prohibit his making statements that pose a “significant, imminent, and foreseeable danger” to law enforcement involved in the investigation and prosecution of the MAL case, the Special Counsel is upping the ante. 4/

Lisa Rubin @lawofruby
Why? Because where a defendant violates a condition of his release, the consequences can include “the immediate issuance of a warrant for the defendant’s arrest, a revocation of release, and order of detention,” as well as a prosecution for contempt. 5/

But perhaps most importantly, if Judge Cannon denies this motion,
it is immediately appealable to the 11th Circuit under federal statute, which provides in relevant part:


**See LBN for article about the above:

Prosecutors Seek To Bar Trump In Classified Files Case From Statements Endangering Law Enforcement
The request follows a false claim by Trump earlier this week that the FBI agents who searched his home in August 2022 were “authorized to shoot me.”


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Trump is a clear and present danger to democracy. Kid Berwyn May 25 #1
Trump is a clear and present danger. Period. meow2u3 May 25 #21
This message was self-deleted by its author Chin music May 25 #40
BOOM. Mike Niendorff May 25 #2
Same here! PatSeg May 25 #6
She has little to no reason for being on the bench. paleotn May 25 #12
Yes, it is pretty scary PatSeg May 25 #16
Maybe Heritage had already gotten most of their right-wing judges appointed and Cannon was in the bottom of the barrel. Lonestarblue May 25 #18
Possible. Who knows? paleotn May 25 #22
No joke, she was just in the right place.... getagrip_already May 25 #26
Apparently supporting Dolt 45 is the only Dark n Stormy Knight May 26 #43
She's part of their religious cult. BComplex May 25 #28
Yep. Quit going easy. calimary May 25 #23
Yup wryter2000 May 25 #31
She'll just put it in the "to do" pile intrepidity May 25 #35
Paper threats. Cartoonist May 25 #3
Yeah. How about some 6-figure fines...or cuffs? Girard442 May 25 #7
This is Judge Cannon. I fear not much will happen -maybe not riversedge May 25 #17
Exactly birdographer May 25 #20
Blah blah blah Fullduplexxx May 25 #4
Lock him up, with him behind bars maybe the media will be honest with their reporting KS Toronado May 25 #5
Smith has just put Cannon in a damn near impossible position Takket May 25 #8
Clarence will coach her nt ArkansasDemocrat1 May 25 #10
Clarence isn't smart enough wryter2000 May 25 #32
Dummy Thomas must have oasis May 25 #34
What if she just doesn't rule on it? intrepidity May 25 #36
She might just sit on it and do nohing, no denial of wnylib May 25 #39
This message was self-deleted by its author wnylib May 25 #41
Good dweller May 25 #9
Republican traitors to America need a mega-dose of justice BoRaGard May 25 #11
Throw his ass in jail. paleotn May 25 #13
Cannon won't deny the motion CanonRay May 25 #14
So she either approves it and we're one step closer to Trump's arrest bucolic_frolic May 25 #15
So, the 11th Circuit Court is the answer, eh? jaxexpat May 25 #19
Every single iota of pressure on Trump is appreciated. He is not immune to pressure. Martin68 May 25 #24
...", if Judge Cannon denies this motion,"..., putting the puppet judge between a rock and a hard place. republianmushroom May 25 #25
So she will hold a hearing, maybe in 4 weeks... getagrip_already May 25 #27
Nailed it. nt intrepidity May 25 #38
Thread reader app littlemissmartypants May 25 #29
Thank you for this post & the link to LBN Hekate May 25 #30
What about the RW organ grinders...... wolfie001 May 25 #33
Here's an MSNBC article with more info and easier to read than Xwitter feeds FakeNoose May 25 #37
Judge Cannon was allegedly selected "at random" from a group of 3 (4?) in that District. I'd like to hear more about Evolve Dammit May 25 #42
I wonder how long Cannon will sit on the motion before she has to respond? A week? A month? Next year? padah513 May 26 #44
Well, if you guessed "she'll just deny it", congrats. You were right. Takket May 28 #45
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