West Virginia attorney general decries ‘improper motives’ behind Trump’s DC gag order

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is speaking out against “improper motives” behind Donald Trump‘s gag order in his Washington criminal trial, days before an appeals court is set to consider the former president’s challenge.

Morrisey filed an amicus brief joined by 18 Republican-led states this week and called for a panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to strike down the gag order imposed on Trump in the criminal case alleging he conspired to overturn his 2020 election defeat. West Virginia’s attorney general told the Washington Examiner that “it’s important for the court to draw a line and not have a chilling effect against the next Republican nominee for president.”

Read more at the Washington Examiner.

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