Trump wants CNN to ‘prove the Big Lie’ in $475 million defamation case against network
Former President Donald Trump says his defamation case against CNN for nearly half a billion dollars is about trying to force the media company to “prove the Big Lie,” a term its anchors and reporters frequently use to describe claims that the 2020 presidential election was illegitimate.
Mr. Trump hit the network with a $475 million lawsuit on Monday over accusations that it used its “massive influence” to repeatedly air falsehoods about him.
“They talk about the ‘Big Lie.’ I said, well, prove the ‘Big Lie.’ The ‘Big Lie’ is not a big lie at all. It’s...