MSNBC’s Wallace Throws Script In Frustration Over Trump Comments


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MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace appeared to be frustrated with former President Donald Trump’s criticism of the daughter of a New York Supreme Court justice when she tossed her script live on-air.

Trump has been critical of Justice Juan Merchan’s daughter after she posted a meme of him behind bars on one of her social media accounts. In addition, the daughter appears to be active in Democratic politics.

The Daily Caller reported: “Wallace appeared on her show ‘Deadline: White House’ Friday evening to discuss the recent gag order placed on Trump by Merchan who is overseeing Trump’s New York hush money case. Wallace stated that Trump had not hesitated to ‘target judges and their children’ as she introduced her panel, before she could be seen tossing her script in the air calling for something ‘different’ to be done in response to Trump’s actions.”

“The threat to the rule of law posed by an ex-president who does not hesitate to target judges and their children is where we start today with some of our favorite reporters and friends,” Wallace stated.

“So, you know, it’s time to do something different. Like we’re not going to have this conversation again. I have come on the air with breaking news about requests for gag orders because of threats for judges and their kids more times than I can count today before I got ready,” Wallace added.


“Donald Trump broke the rule of law, and we should cover a broken judiciary in this country. Donald Trump managed to delay every federal criminal trial based on facts that he barely denies. Donald Trump managed to enlist the Supreme Court in a delayed process, the highest court in the land. Donald Trump brazenly and repeatedly attacks not just judges … Judges don’t have the Secret Service protecting them,” she continued.


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On March 26, Merchan imposed a partial gag order on Trump, barring him from discussing potential witnesses, jurors, lawyers, court staff, and their families. However, the order permitted Trump to continue making remarks about Merchan and Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg. In response, Trump utilized Truth Social to criticize the two individuals, the Caller added.

Trump also called out Merchan’s daughter in a couple of posts.

“So, let me get this straight, the Judge’s daughter is allowed to post pictures of her ‘dream’ of putting me in jail, the Manhattan D.A. is able to say whatever lies about me he wants, the Judge can violate our Laws and Constitution at every turn, but I am not allowed to talk about the attacks against me, and the Lunatics trying to destroy my life, and prevent me from winning the 2024 Presidential Election, which I am dominating?” Trump questioned.


After Trump’s posts, lawyers for the Manhattan district attorney requested in a letter to Merchan that he clarify the gag order and “direct that [the] defendant immediately desist from attacks on family members,” ABC News reported.

Last week, former federal prosecutor Andy McCarthy identified and explained the “due process violation” Trump and his legal teams are dealing with in the several criminal and civil cases filed against him.

His remarks came after Merchan scheduled an April 15 trial date for Trump on 34 felony charges resulting from an indictment brought by Bragg in a so-called “hush money” case federal prosecutors chose not to pursue in 2018.

“The due process violation is the strategy to throw four trials at him under circumstances where these cases are so complex that in an ordinary defendant’s case, you would get over a year to get prepared for trial, and they’re not only you know lining up four cases, they’re making it impossible for him to prepare adequately for any one because of the quantity that they’ve thrown at him,” McCarthy told talk radio hosts Clay Travis and Buck Sexton.

“I think our tendency is that as we’ve gone through because this is the only way you can go through it sensibly, is to go through each case, but I think sometimes we don’t realize the cumulative effect of this is unbelievable, and it will become unbelievable to people when they realized that in a criminal trial, a defendant has to be present in court every day, every moment of the case,” McCarthy continued.

“You’re talking about taking the Republican nominee off the campaign trail and locking him in a courtroom basically for somewhere between three and nine months, depending on, you know, how efficient they can push these cases through,” McCarthy said.