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“Shockingly baseless”: Legal experts mock “bad faith, unethical” Trump lawsuit trying to silence CNN

Posted on AllSides October 6th, 2022
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Former President Donald Trump on Monday filed a lawsuit accusing CNN of defamation, seeking $475 million in punitive damages.

The 29-page suit, which was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, accuses of CNN playing a part in a "campaign of dissuasion in the form of libel and slander against the Plaintiff," that "escalated" recently as the TV network "fears" Trump will run for president in 2024. 

The lawsuit claimed that as part of CNN's effort to "tilt the political balance to the Left," its...

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