Trump sues CNN for $475 million in defamation for 'humiliation and mental anguish'

Trump sues CNN for $475 million in defamation for ‘humiliation and mental anguish’

former PresidenttrumpOn the 3rd, he sued CNN for $475 million in defamation; He also announced that he would prosecute several media outlets as well as those investigating the Congress riots on January 6 last year.Lok SabhaSpecial Committee for Legal Action

Trump’s lawsuit in District Court in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, accuses CNN of “defamation in written and oral form”, claiming that CNN’s recent behavior “fears plaintiffs running into the 2024 presidential election” has accelerated because of

The lawsuit document cited repeated criticism of Trump by CNN hosts and guests, citing their doubts about Trump’s policies and the outcome of the 2020 presidential election; The lawsuit also says that some guests cite the history of Hitler and Nazi Germany to criticize Trump. Singer Linda Ronstadt, who defames Trump, is also involved.

The lawsuit alleges that CNN’s reporting caused Trump to experience “embarrassment, pain, humiliation and emotional distress”; CNN declined to respond to the allegations.

Trump has frequently threatened to sue the media in the past for reporting what he considers inappropriate, and while some actual lawsuits have been filed, attacking the media has become a style of his political career.

Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign on reports in The New York Times and The Washington Post accusing him of smearing in relation to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election; The lawsuit against the New York Times was dismissed, and the lawsuit against the China Post is still ongoing.

As for the other media outlets that Trump threatened to sue this time, he did not specify, but said he would sue for “fake news” about the 2020 election.

He also claimed to have acted against the Congress select committee over the riots “not investigating” his allegations of election fraud; Trump’s lawsuits about electoral fraud were all dismissed in courts across the country; He said in a statement: “‘No special committee’ (the unselected committee denies that, in the days prior to January 6, I deployed thousands of troops to ensure the peace, security and safety of Congress and the nation). was recommended and authorized.”

However, there is no evidence that Trump ordered an increase in manpower to stop the violence.


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