Trump campaign sues WaPo for libel about Russia ‘conspiracy’

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(TLB) Editor: In addition to this story about President Trump suing the WaPo, there is a follow up link covering his suit against The New York Times. Trump has made it abundantly clear to MS Media that he will not stand still for Fake News to be published about his administration.

The American public is waking up to the fact that MSM has become nothing but a Propaganda Machine for the Political Left. American used to ‘tune in’ at 6 O’clock for the News… not any more… America tunes in for a Laugh supplied by the likes of Pelosi and Schumer along with Schiff and Company.

The News Rooms of American Media need to do some ‘re-aligning’ if they are going to be relevant again. In the meantime, You’re Fired!

Trump campaign sues Washington Post for libel over ‘false, defamatory statements’ about Russia ‘conspiracy’


EXCLUSIVE: The Trump campaign filed a libel lawsuit against the Washington Post for “millions of dollars” on Tuesday for publishing “false and defamatory statements” about an alleged conspiracy with Russia.

The complaint obtained by Fox News was filed in the U.S. District Court in Washington D.C. by attorneys David C. Tobin and Charles J. Harder. It points to a pair of Post articles published in June 2019 that included statements tying the Trump campaign to foreign campaign interference.

“The statements were and are 100 percent false and defamatory. The complaint alleges The Post was aware of the falsity at the time it published them, but did so for the intentional purpose of hurting the campaign, while misleading its own readers in the process,” Senior Legal Adviser to Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. Jenna Ellis said in a statement, adding the Post reported “a conspiracy” as a fact.

The complaint claims that Greg Sargent’s June 13 article, “Trump just invited another Russian attack. Mitch McConnell is making one more likely,” contained the defamatory statement that Special Counsel Robert Mueller concluded that Trump’s campaign “tried to conspire with” a “sweeping and systematic” attack by Russia during the 2016 election.

The complaint called the remark “false and defamatory,” noting that the opposite is actually true.

“The Mueller Report concluded there was no conspiracy between the Campaign and the Russian government, and no United States person intentionally coordinated with Russia’s efforts to interfere with the 2016 election,” the complaint said.

A second Post article by Paul Waldman that was published on June 20 headlined, “Trump: I can win reelection with just my base,” included the comment, “Who knows what sort of aid Russia and North Korea will give to the Trump campaign, now that he has invited them to offer their assistance?”

The complaint said that this observation is also “false and defamatory” because there “has never been any statement by anyone associated with the Campaign or the administration ‘inviting’ Russia or North Korea to assist the campaign in 2019 or beyond.”

The Trump campaign feels the Post was “well aware at the time of publishing the foregoing statements that they were not true” but published then anyway….

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