Trump re-election campaign slaps New York Times with a lawsuit over claims about Russian collusion – By Carlos Garcia (The Blaze) / Feb 26 2020
They say the NYT “intentionally publishing false statements”
The re-election campaign for President Donald Trump filed a defamation lawsuit against the New York Times over an opinion article making claims about Russian collusion.
The lawsuit was filed by the campaign at the New York State Supreme Court.
The campaign said in a statement that the lawsuit was meant to “hold the news organization accountable for intentionally publishing false statements against President Trump’s campaign,” according to Reuters.
The complaint was made against an opinion article by Max Frankel in March 2019.
The article was entitled, “The Real Trump-Russia Quid Pro Quo” with the subhead, “The campaign and the Kremlin had an overarching deal: help beat Hillary Clinton for a new pro-Russian foreign policy.”
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