An appeals court reinstates gag order that barred Trump from maligning court staff in NY fraud trial

Former President Donald Trump speaks outside the courtroom Nov. 6, after testifying at New York Supreme Court, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)

NEW YORK — A New York appeals court Thursday reinstated a gag order that barred Donald Trump from commenting about court personnel after the former president repeatedly disparaged a law clerk in his New York civil fraud trial.