WASHINGTON (NEWSnet/AP) — The judge overseeing Donald Trump's classified documents case in Florida on Tuesday denied the special counsel’s request to bar him from making public statements that might pose a danger to law enforcement agents.

U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon said in her order that prosecutors didn’t give defense lawyers adequate time to discuss the request before it was filed Friday evening.

She denied the request without prejudice, meaning prosecutors could file it again.

The request followed a distorted claim by Trump last week that the FBI agents who searched his Mar-a-Lago estate in August 2022 were “authorized to shoot me” and were “locked & loaded ready to take me out & put my family in danger.”

Prosecutors noted the search of the Florida property was conducted when Trump and his family were out of state and was coordinated in advance with U.S. Secret Service. No force was used.

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