Skip to comments.Trump sues New York Times for libel over Russia 'conspiracy' op-ed
Posted on 02/26/2020 10:15:53 PM PST by Olog-hai
The Trump campaign has filed a libel lawsuit against what it called the extremely biased New York Times, saying the papers March 27, 2019 op-ed titled The Real Trump-Russia Quid Pro Quo amounted to a knowingly false smear intended to improperly influence the presidential election in November 2020.
They did a bad thing, Trump said at a coronavirus press conference later Wednesday, before apparently promising more litigation. There will be more coming. There will be more coming.
The lawsuit seeks compensatory damages in the millions of dollars, as well as punitive damages and legal fees. Knowing that then-Special Counsel Robert Mueller was about to exonerate President Trump, the campaign argues in the lawsuit, the Times sought to quickly damage the presidents campaign before the Mueller Report would be released debunking the conspiracy claims. [ ]
Lawsuits for libel against media organizations by public figures must clear a high bar, and require a showing that the media organization was reckless in reporting a falsehood meaning either that the organization knew the information was false, or intentionally disregarded a significant risk that the material was false.
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Donald “The Hammer” Trump
Today at his Coronavirus presser, regarding lawsuits he said: “More are coming!”
Good! Put these lying POS in the media on notice!
GWB would’ve gladly accepted their lies with no fight, no response, not nothing! So glad we have a fighter as POTUS!
Fake News to fund Trump Campaign...
Babylon Bee correct again...
Was it filed in NY, and if so, is it before the same judge who threw out Palin’s suit against the Times?
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