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I'm going to copy the second paragraph of bdb484's answer. Hearsay is an out-of-court statement offered to prove the truth of the matter asserted. Fed. Evid. R. 801. This means that whether something is hearsay is dependent not only on the content of the statement, but the purpose for which it is introduced. If this statement is introduced in furtherance ...


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Yes, it is hearsay. Hearsay is an out-of-court statement offered to prove the truth of the matter asserted. Fed. Evid. R. 801. Trump's statement about what his tweets meant was made out of court, and the government is offering it to prove what Trump's tweets meant, as ordered by the court. It is therefore hearsay. Although not all hearsay is inadmissible, I ...


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