SpikedLemonade Posted October 4, 2022 Share Posted October 4, 2022 Trump sues CNN over 'libel and slander' claims, vows lawsuits against other outlets Network used its influence to defeat him politically, claims former U.S. president Former U.S. president Donald Trump sued CNN for defamation on Monday, seeking $475 million US in punitive damages and claiming that the network had carried out a "campaign of libel and slander" against him. Trump claims in his lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., that the network had used its influence as a leading news organization to defeat him politically. CNN declined to comment on the case. Trump, a Republican, claims in the 29-page lawsuit that CNN had a long track record of criticizing him but had ramped up its attacks in recent months because the network feared that he would run again for president in 2024. "As a part of its concerted effort to tilt the political balance to the left, CNN has tried to taint the plaintiff with a series of ever-more scandalous, false and defamatory labels of 'racist,' 'Russian lackey,' 'insurrectionist' and ultimately 'Hitler,'" the lawsuit claims.... https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/trump-sues-cnn-defamation-1.6604594 Where is Trump finding lawyers willing to represent him anymore? As a former large law firm executive, I would be insisting on a $50M Retainer upfront before even opening a fuckin' file. Can CNN use the "NO reasonable person would believe those claims" Defence? It worked so well for Sidney. Why won't the kunt just go away? 1 Quote Do Your Part to Improve The Range -- Please put the TRIO OF TRUMP FLUFFERSTM on IGNORE Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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