Roger Stone may have just broken his gag order on Instagram

Longtime Donald Trump ally Roger Stone, the subject of a gag order imposed by a federal judge less than two weeks ago, may have just violated it with an Instagram post.

Stone, who awaits trial on charges in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia election probe, on Sunday posted a “Roger Rabbit”-style photo illustration on his Instagram story suggesting he’d been framed. The judge assigned to his trial last month specifically forbade him from posting anything on Instagram about his case.

Photos remain visible for 24 hours on Instagram story before disappearing, though it appears Stone deleted it on his own. A screenshot of the image circulated Twitter:

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson imposed a gag order on Stone after he Instagrammed a photo of her head with crosshairs alongside it. Stone apologized and called it “an egregious mistake.

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Political advisor Roger Stone poses for a portrait following an interview in New York City, U.S., February 28, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 03: Attorney Roy Cohn (c.) with Roger Stone (l.) and Mark Fleischman (r.). (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
American Ronald Reagan and Roger Stone at the Chrysler Plant, Detroit, Michigan, September 20, 1980. (Photo by Robert R. McElroy/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 06: Roger Stone speaks to the media at Trump Tower on December 6, 2016 in New York City. Potential members of President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet have been meeting with him and his transition team over the last few weeks. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON - MARCH 21: Paul Manafort, Roger Stone and Lee Atwater are young political operatives who have set up lobbying firms. (Photo By Harry Naltchayan/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
CORAL GABLES, FL - DECEMBER 09: Roger J. Stone Jr. discusses and signs copies of his book 'The Man Who Killed Kennedy: The Case Against LBJ' at Books and Books on December 9, 2013 in Coral Gables, Florida. (Photo by Vallery Jean/Getty Images)
CORAL GABLES, FL - DECEMBER 09: Roger J. Stone Jr. discusses and signs copies of his book 'The Man Who Killed Kennedy: The Case Against LBJ' at Books and Books on December 9, 2013 in Coral Gables, Florida. (Photo by Vallery Jean/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 21: Roger Stone, Ex-Donald Trump Advisor, talks with Jonathan Alter during an episode of Alter Family Politics on SiriusXM at Quicken Loans Arena on July 20, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Ben Jackson/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 18: Political operative Roger Stone attends rally on the first day of the Republican National Convention (RNC) on July 18, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in downtown Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The convention runs through July 21. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
HILTON HOTEL MIDTOWN, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES - 2016/07/16: Roger Stone attends Donald Trump introduction to Governor Mike Pence as running for vice president at Hilton hotel Midtown Manhattan. (Photo by Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - CIRCA 2002: Portrait of Roger Stone (Photo by Pat Carroll/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
American Ronald Reagan and Roger Stone at the Chrysler Plant, Detroit, Michigan, September 20, 1980. (Photo by Robert R. McElroy/Getty Images)
NEW YORK CITY - AUGUST 19: Roger Stone attends Roger Stone Exclusive Photo Session on August 19, 1987 at Alan Flusser Boutique in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
UNITED STATES - MAY 12: Portrait of Roger Stone (Photo by Pat Carroll/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
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The gag order bars Stone from commenting or writing about the case in any news media or social platform. Berman has said she’d consider jailing Stone for violations.

Stone also is in trouble with the judge for the imminent release of a book about the Mueller case. Berman on Friday ordered Stone’s lawyers to explain by Monday why they didn’t tell her about the book, which also may violate the gag order.

Stone said in an Instagram post in January this book would be called The Myth of Russian Collusion: The Inside Story of How Trump Really Won.

Stone, who served as an informal adviser to President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, is charged with witness tampering, obstruction of justice and lying to Congress as it relates to Mueller’s Russia probe. He has pleaded not guilty.

  • This article originally appeared on HuffPost.
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