Trump Campaign Loses Defamation Lawsuit Against New York Times

The lawsuit by former President Donald Trump‘s campaign that accused The New York Times of defaming it was dismissed by the Manhattan state Supreme Court Judge, James d’Auguste, on Tuesday. The 2019 opinion column, written by former Times executive editor Max Frankel, argued a “quid pro quo” between the campaign and Russia in 2016. The suit was filed in February 2020 and sought damages of millions of dollars. Trump and his campaign claimed that the Times published false and defamatory claims in the op-ed, titled “The Real Trump-Russian Quid Pro Quo,” in a effort to damage Trump’s reelection ch…

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