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‘Just Do It!’: Trump Sparks Internet Jubilation After Saying He’s Willing To Go To Jail To Preserve Democracy

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Former President Donald Trump during a campaign event in Iowa.
Former President Donald Trump during a campaign event in Iowa. (Screenshot)

Just hours after a federal judge handed down a gag order which prohibits him from publicly targeting witnesses, prosecutors, and court staff, former President Donald Trump went on a tirade against the judge, likely violating the order almost immediately.

During a campaign speech in Clive, Iowa, Trump called the order “totally unconstitutional” while claiming that Judge Tanya Chutkan’s “whole life is not liking me.”

Trump later said: “I am willing to go to jail if that’s what it takes for our country to win and become a democracy again.”

Judge Chutkan officially issued the partial gag order Monday morning, which prevents him from haranguing those connected to the federal case surrounding his alleged efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election.

During a fiery hearing in D.C., Chutkan unloaded on Trump for his repeated declarations that any attempt to stifle his public attacks was a violation of his First Amendment rights.

“This is not about whether I like the language Mr. Trump uses,” Chutkan said. “This is about language that presents a danger to the administration of justice.”

“His presidential candidacy does not give him carte blanche to vilify public servants who are simply doing their jobs,” she added.

Meanwhile, the online community erupted in cheers as Trump vowed to go to jail to safeguard democracy, with social media users enthusiastically urging the former president to take action and “just do it.”

See Trump’s remarks and some of the reactions below.

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