Trump sued CNN for defamation – World – News

Former US President Donald Trump sued the US news television network CNN on Monday for defamation and is demanding $475 million (483.4 million euros) in damages. TASR took over the report from the AFP agency.

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Donald Trump in a picture from September 23, 2022.

In a lawsuit filed in US District Court in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Trump accused CNN of waging a “defamation and defamation” campaign against him because he is “concerned” about running for president again in 2024.

“CNN sought to use its enormous influence — purportedly as a ‘credible’ news source — to denigrate the accuser in the minds of its viewers and readers in order to defeat him politically,” Trump’s lawyers said in the 29-page complaint.

CNN attempted to tarnish Trump’s name “with a series of increasingly scandalous, false and defamatory labels such as ‘racist,’ ‘Russian lackey,’ ‘insurgent,’ and ultimately ‘Hitler,'” the complaint further states.

Trump, who requested a jury trial, had a strained relationship with CNN and other relevant news media, such as The New York Times, during his time in office, AFP recalls. Trump called them “fake news” and repeatedly railed against them on social media.

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Source: Pravda – Správy by spravy.pravda.sk.

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