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Sat May 25, 2019, 10:56 AM

Utah judge suspended for making anti-Trump comments

SALT LAKE CITY — A longtime Utah judge has been suspended without pay for six months after making critical comments online and in court about President Donald Trump, including a post bashing his “inability to govern and political incompetence.”

Judge Michael Kwan’s posts on Facebook and LinkedIn in 2016 and 2017 violated the judicial code of conduct and diminished “the reputation of our entire judiciary,” wrote Utah State Supreme Court Justice John A. Pearce in an opinion posted Wednesday.

Kwan's Facebook account was private but could have been shared by friends, Pearce wrote.

"Judge Kwan's behavior denigrates his reputation as an impartial, independent, dignified, and courteous jurist who takes no advantage of the office in which he serves," Pearce said.

Read more: https://www.philly.com/news/nation-world/utah-judge-suspended-criticizing-president-donald-trump-20190524.html

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