Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Trump Waves White Flag, Tones Down Attacks on Judge, Prosecutor On Day Before Crucial Protective Order Hearing


Donald Trump has surrendered – for the moment.

Trump is waving a white flag today on his Truth Social. His two attack posts are toothless complaints about Joe Biden. Nothingburgers, really.

Facing a major hearing tomorrow on the DOJ’s request for a protective order, Trump is no longer savagely messing with Judge Tanya Chutkan, special prosecutor Jack Smith, or even the Department of Justice. His lawyers must have finally interceded and taken away his posting rights.

How long will this silence last? Will he ever be held in contempt of the court? I guess we’ll find out tomorrow.

Here are today’s rather sad posts:

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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