Trump Camp Says It Will Appeal Restraining Order Issued By Ohio Judge

Matt Rourke

The Donald Trump campaign said in a court document filed Friday that it will appeal a restraining order issued by a federal judge in Ohio earlier that day. The order, issued by U.S. District Judge James Gwin, blocked the Trump campaign -- as well as former Trump adviser Roger Stone and his affiliated group -- "from conspiring to intimidate, threaten, harass, or coerce voters on Election Day."

The order came in a case brought by the Ohio Democratic Party alleging that the Trump campaign and others was engaging in voter intimidation tactics. The Democrats had also sued the Ohio Republican Party in its complaint, but Judge Gwin refrained issuing the order against the Ohio GOP, citing lack of evidence.

The judge also said the order applied to any other groups or individuals -- including those affiliated with the Hillary Clinton campaign -- who engaged in the types of voter intimidation prohibited by Ohio law.

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Tierney Sneed is a reporter for Talking Points Memo. She previously worked for U.S. News and World Report. She grew up in Florida and attended Georgetown University.
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