No Gag Order On Trump In Ex-Senate Staffer's Lying Case

By Daniel Wilson (July 27, 2018, 8:52 PM EDT) -- A Washington, D.C., federal judge refused Thursday to block President Donald Trump from speaking publicly about former Senate Intelligence Committee aide James A. Wolfe, accused of lying to the FBI about his contacts with journalists, after Wolfe's attorneys had claimed the president's comments could taint the jury.

U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson in an oral order denied Wolfe's motion for an order governing extrajudicial statements, under which Wolfe had essentially sought to gag Trump and U.S. Department of Justice officials from making further public comments about the case, after the president had called him a "leaker," according to the court...

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