New York Sued By Another State For Relentless Attack On Trump

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( – Missouri has filed a lawsuit against New York to get Trump’s gag order lifted.

On Wednesday, Missouri petitioned for the Supreme Court’s intervention in its lawsuit to lift the gag order against former President Donald Trump.

The lawsuit argues SCOTUS has jurisdiction because the suit is an interstate conflict.

The high court, which completed its term on Monday, could take on this case as an emergency and make a ruling during its break.

Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey (R) filed the lawsuit after SCOTUS expanded presidential immunity in its ruling on a case Trump had against Washington, D.C.

In the lawsuit, Bailey claims Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg (D) brought the charges against Trump in the hush money trial to “boost” the President’s campaign and “keep Trump out of the White House.”

Bailey also suggests that Bragg using the case to “campaign for his current position” made the prosecution partisan.

The lawsuit also suggests New York “brought transparently weak charges” against Trump to inflict political damage on the former President and “restrain his ability to campaign.”

Last month, on Fox News, Bailey highlighted the idea of suing New York over Trump’s conviction.

During the interview, Bailey noted Missouri’s lawsuit would go to the high court since states suing each other would immediately go to the Supreme Court, whereas Trump’s appeal would first go through a state process.

The Missouri AG expressed optimism in a press release that Trump’s conviction would be overturned on appeal but that, by that time, the gag order would have had its “full effect.”

He noted the state had a “strong, judicially enforceable interest” in citizens and electors in Missouri hearing the former President’s campaigning without “any gag order.”

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