Summer Zervos Lawsuit Against Trump For Defamation Is Moving Forward

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The justices unanimously voted to allow that suit to proceed unlike the Zervos suit. In a footnote but the ruling did not offer a conclusion on that point. Contrary to defendants contention Clinton v Jones did not suggest that its reasoning would not apply to state court actions. She said the prospect that Trump could be held in contempt illustrated the flaw in allowing the suit to proceed at this time. A New York appellate court ruled Thursday that Summer Zervos defamation lawsuit against President Trump will move forward despite the White Houses objections. Trump vehemently denies this and all of the sexual assault allegations made against him Zervos sued him for defamation. The White House has tried to get the case dismissed arguing that a state court shouldnt be allowed to try a sitting president

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