The appeals court ruling would allow Trump to make public statements about the special counsel in the case, Jack Smith, but not other prosecutors, court staffers or their family members.
Special counsel Jack Smith is arguing that the former president continues to try to intimidate witnesses on social media and in his public statements.
The limited gag order bars the former president from making statements targeting prosecutors and court personnel as well as inflammatory statements about likely witnesses.
Special counsel Jack Smith's team asked for a "narrow, well-defined" order restricting the former president from "inflammatory" and "intimidating" comments about witnesses, lawyers and the judge.
Christie is still a Republican – after all, he's running for that party's presidential nomination. But his views on Ukraine, abortion and other issues put him out of step with many in the party.
The special counsel's office has proposed that a federal judge set Jan. 2, 2024 as the start of former President Donald Trump's trial on charges related to efforts to overturn the 2020 election.
In January, prosecutors got a search warrant directing Twitter to produce data and records related to the @realDonaldTrump account. The company was ordered not to tell Trump about this.
Former President Donald Trump faces 37 counts over allegations of withholding classified and top-secret documents. His lawyers wanted the trial delayed until after the 2024 presidential election.
The former president says he learned Sunday that he may be charged with a federal crime by a grand jury investigating the Capitol siege. A spokesman for special counsel Jack Smith declined to comment.