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Former President Trump expressed on Saturday that being imprisoned for breaching his gag order in the New York hush money case would be a significant point of honor for him. This statement comes as the trial is set to begin on April 15, with Judge Juan Merchan recently broadening the gag order to prevent Trump from disparaging the relatives of those involved in the trial.

Trump, in a Truth Social post, likened himself to Nelson Mandela, stating, “If this Partisan Hack wants to put me in the ‘clink’ for speaking the open and obvious TRUTH, I will gladly become a Modern Day Nelson Mandela.” He further articulated his readiness to forgo his freedom to combat what he perceives as political bias within the legal system, asserting the necessity to rescue the nation from “Political Operatives masquerading as Prosecutors and Judges.”

The expansion of the gag order by Judge Merchan occurred after the initial imposition in late March, which restricted Trump from public commentary about the case’s legal representatives, specifically targeting District Attorney Alvin Bragg.

Trump, consistently denying any malpractice and pleading not guilty to all charges, is facing 34 felony counts for allegedly falsifying business records connected to supposed hush money payments made in 2016. This trial marks the commencement of Trump’s legal battles, with it being the first to proceed to trial, potentially influencing the political landscape ahead of the 2024 presidential election.