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Trump says it’s ‘hard to sit back’ and listen to ‘lies’ made about him in ‘hush money’ trial, but reacting could land him in ‘prison’

Former President Donald Trump sounded off in opposition to the “sleazebags, lowlifes and grifters” making accusations in opposition to him in the “hush money” trial on Wednesday, saying that “it is hard to sit back and listen” but that retaliating could land him in “prison.”

The fierce phrases from the ex-commander in chief comes after former porn star Stormy Daniels testified Tuesday about their alleged affair, the place she went into raunchy particulars about spanking him with {a magazine} and having intercourse in the “missionary position.”

“It is a really bad feeling to have your Constitutional Right to Free Speech, such a big part of life in our Country, so unfairly taken from you, especially when all of the sleazebags, lowlifes, and grifters that you oppose are allowed to say absolutely anything that they want,” Trump wrote on Truth Social.

“It is hard to sit back and listen to lies and false statements be made against you knowing that if you respond, even in the most modest fashion, you are told by a Corrupt and Highly Conflicted Judge that you will be PUT IN PRISON, maybe for a long period of time,” the 77-year-old added.

Former President Donald Trump sits in Manhattan Criminal Court on May 7, 2024 in New York.
Former President Donald Trump sits in Manhattan Criminal Court on May. AP

“This Fascist mindset is all coming from D.C. It is a sophisticated hit job on Crooked Joe Biden’s Political Opponent, ME!. Judges Engoron and Kaplan, also of New York, are equally Corrupt, only in different ways,” he continued. “What these THUGS are doing is AN ATTACK ON THE REPUBLICAN PARTY, AND OUR ONCE GREAT NATION ITSELF. OUR FIRST AMENDMENT MUST STAND, FREE AND STRONG. “GIVE ME LIBERTY OR GIVE ME DEATH!’”

His marketing campaign additionally tore into Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Juan Merchan, who’s overseeing the case, in a fundraising e-mail despatched out Wednesday.

“That filthy judge wants me ripped to shreds!” Trump’s group wrote.

“These depraved savages won’t stop until my family is DESTROYED and the MAGA movement is RIPPED TO SHREDS,” the e-mail provides, with a button saying “demand a mistrial.”

“But as long as I have YOU by my side, not even their weaponized courts can take me down!”

Trump's campaign email says he demands a "mistrial."
Trump’s marketing campaign e-mail says he calls for a “mistrial.”
The email says Trump's family could be "destroyed."
The e-mail says Trump’s household could be “destroyed.”

The former president’s legal professionals tried to argue a mistrial Tuesday after Daniels’ testimony, arguing the prosecution went too far in what questions they requested her throughout her testimony, but the choose dominated out the likelihood.

Trump didn’t react and didn’t make eye contact with Daniels throughout the trial, but the most recent e-mail mentioning his “family” could also be an indicator her claims went too far.

Merchan has already fined the forty fifth president $1,000 and has warned him that he could throw him in jail if he continues to violate his gag order, which incorporates talking about jurors, witnesses and household of courtroom workers and prosecutors — but doesn’t embody Merchan himself.

Judge Juan M. Merchan poses in his chambers in New York, Thursday, March 14, 2024.
Team Trump tore into Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Juan Merchan, who’s overseeing his hush-money case, in a fundraising e-mail despatched out Wednesday. AP
Stormy Daniels is questioned by prosecutor Susan Hoffinger during former U.S. President Donald Trump's criminal trial
Stormy Daniels is questioned by prosecutor Susan Hoffinger throughout former President Donald Trump’s legal trial. REUTERS

Trump faces 34 counts of falsifying enterprise information relating to his alleged one-night stand with Daniels.

He is accused of directing his then-lawyer Michael Cohen to pay the grownup movie star $130,000 to silence her story earlier than the 2016 election.

Trump has repeatedly blasted the case and has claimed he isn’t responsible.

“So this was a very big day, a very revealing day as you see their case is totally falling apart,” he advised reporters Tuesday exterior of the NYC courtroom.

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