A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by former President Donald Trump against Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party, media organizations and dozens of others, saying Trump used the court to “outline his complaints about two hundred To show the political manifesto of the page.”
Judge Donald Middlebrook wrote in his ruling on Thursday that the court was “not an appropriate forum” for Trump’s complaints about his rivals and others. The lawsuit accused Democrats and others of “conspiracy” to link Trump to Russia during and after the 2016 presidential campaign.
“At its core, the problem with [Trump’s] complain that [Trump] Not seeking redress for any legal damages,” wrote Middlebrook, who serves in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Trump’s lawyer Alina Habba said that we completely disagree with this decision.
Habba said, “Not only is this riddled with erroneous applications of the law, it defies several independent government investigations that substantiate our claim that the defendants falsely implicated our client and undermined the 2016 presidential election.” conspired to do.”
She said Trump intends to appeal.
Clinton’s attorney, David Kendall, praised the decision in an email to CBS News.
“The court’s opinion carefully and comprehensively demystifies Trump’s allegations,” Kendall said.
The dismissal of the lawsuit comes as a growing whirlwind of legal problems for Trump and many of his close aides.
Trump is fightingConfiscated at his Mar-a-Lago home, which was marked as “secret,” “top secret,” “confidential” and “classified/TS/SCI,” or top secret/sensitive aggregated information.
Trump’s former chief strategist at the White House on Thursdayto Manhattan prosecutors, who charged Bannon with fraud and other crimes related to a nonprofit in which he was involved. Bannon was Select committee summons on 6 January for failing to comply with a House in July.
Trump and dozens of his aides and supporters, including former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, are the subjects of aFocused on Trump’s conduct after the 2020 election.
His company, the Trump Organization, is facing a criminal trial in New York City in October, and the New York attorney general is expected to announce civil enforcement related to the alleged fraud in the coming weeks.