Trump Threatened with Jail Time Following Multiple Gag Order Violations in Hush Money Trial

  • 2 months ago
Judge Juan Merchan threatened Donald Trump with jail for continuing to violate his gag order in the hush money trial. Merchan held Trump in contempt again for comments claiming the jury was selected from a Democrat-heavy area. Trump was fined $1,000, bringing his total to $10,000 for 10 separate gag order violations. Judge Merchan expressed reluctance to incarcerate Donald Trump, acknowledging his status as a former and potentially future president, during his trial in a criminal hush money case.