Tag Archives: libel

Fox’s Shep Smith Blasts Trump’s Vow To Overhaul Libel Laws: That Was A Word Salad Of Nothingness [VIDEO]

“For clarity, because we’re in the position to report facts here, all of that about libel laws––that was just a word salad of nothingness, because none of that means anything, except ‘look over here’. He couldn’t change the libel laws if he wanted to change the libel laws, he couldn’t change ’em if he got the Congress in there. These ...

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Trump Vows To Overhaul Libel Laws, Claims His DACA Meeting “Performance” Got Great Reviews [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that his administration will examine whether U.S. libel laws can be strengthened after a new book questioned his mental fitness to serve as president. “Our current libel laws are a sham and a disgrace and do not represent American values or American fairness so we’re going to take a strong look at ...

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SLOVENIA: Magazine Sued By Melania Issues Apology For Suggesting She Once Worked As “High-End Escort”

The Associated Press reports: A Slovenian magazine apologized Friday to U.S. first lady Melania Trump for suggesting she had worked as a high-end escort while pursuing her international modeling career, and said it is paying her compensation. The Suzy women magazine said that it published an article in August 2016 in which it said Trump in the past worked for ...

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BRITAIN: Daily Mail Settles Melania’s Libel Suit For $3M

Reuters reports: Britain’s Daily Mail agreed on Wednesday to pay Melania Trump an undisclosed sum and issue an apology after it published an article saying the U.S. First Lady had offered “services beyond simply modeling” in her former job. President Donald Trump’s wife, 46, had sued the publisher of the Daily Mail in Britain and also filed a $150 million ...

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Trump Threatens The New York Times

Business Insider reports: President Donald Trump again on Thursday attacked The New York Times for its coverage of him. He tweeted Thursday morning that the newspaper is disgracing the media industry and suggested that he might change libel laws in response. “The failing @nytimes has disgraced the media world,” Trump tweeted. “Gotten me wrong for two solid years. Change libel ...

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MARYLAND: Melania Trump Claims “Substantial” Settlement In Libel Suit Against Little-Known Blogger

The New York Post reports: Melania Trump has won a “substantial” amount of money in a settlement with Maryland blogger who wrote about claims that she had once worked as a prostitute. “The First Lady of the United States has settled her lawsuit against Webster Griffin Tarpley of Maryland,” said Matthew Blackett, one of Mrs. Trump’s attorneys. “Mr. Tarpley has ...

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New York Times Blast Melania’s Libel Suit Revelation That She Plans To “Rake In Millions” As First Lady

From the editorial board of the New York Times: Her assessment of the damage the claim has done to her earning potential is galling, and revelatory. As a result of the report published in August, Mrs. Trump contends in the suit, her “brand has lost significant value, and major business opportunities that were otherwise available to her have been lost ...

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Melania Refiles Lawsuit Against Britain’s Daily Mail: Their Libel Cost My Brand “Multiple Millions Of Dollars”

The New York Daily News reports: Melania Trump’s “fitness to perform her duties as First Lady of the United States” has been undermined because the Daily Mail wrongly smeared her as an “elite escort” in an article last August, a new $150 million lawsuit alleges. Melania claims the Aug. 19 article titled “Naked photoshoots, and troubling questions about visas that ...

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Melania Wins First Round In “Escort” Libel Suit

Politico reports: First Lady Melania Trump prevailed Friday in the first round of a libel suit she filed against a Maryland blogger over a report he published last summer about claims that Trump worked as a “high-end escort.” Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Sharon Burrell rejected arguments from lawyers for blogger Webster Tarpley to dismiss Trump’s suit for failing to ...

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Trump Repeats Vow To Rewrite Libel Laws [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Remember how Donald Trump wants to change the libel laws? Well, he basically admitted on Fox News today that he wants to do that because it’s hard for him to win libel lawsuits with the current protections in place. Howard Kurtz asked Trump specifically how he would change current laws. He dismissively moved onto complaining about how dishonest ...

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