Donald Trump is suing CNN for defamation, demanding $475 million

Former President accuses the American television station defaming him because she fears he will run for president again in 2024.

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New episode Donald Trump. Former American President filed a complaint against the CNN channel on Monday, October 3 and claims $475 million in damages. He CNN accuses CNN of defaming him over fears he will run for president again in 2024.

The Republican, who is flirting more and more openly with the idea of ​​running for the White House, believes that, the American television station “tried to use his immense influence” for the “Defamation of his viewers and readers with the aim of politically beating him”, according to the text of the lawsuit filed in Florida.

Donald Trump accuses CNN of wanting “Tilt the political balance to the left” when trying “dirty” With “a series of increasingly defamatory, false and scandalous qualifications”. The businessman and US President between 2016 and 2020 particularly criticizes CNN for using the phrase “The Big Lie” to address his allegations that the presidential election was in 2020 “stolen” by Joe Biden.

In a statement Monday night, the former president also said he would file a complaint against it “a big number” other media in the coming weeks and months also for defamation. He also said he could take action against the House committee investigating his supporters’ attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021.

Throughout his tenure, the Republican ex-president had a miserable relationship with mainstream media like CNN and Co New York Times, whom he accuses of spreading “fake news” (false information). He regularly lashed out at her on Twitter, a social network from which he has since been banned.

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