Judge Donald Middlebrooks, of the District Court for the Southern District of Florida, said in his refusal Trump case The suit does not seek “compensation for any legal damage” and the court “is not the appropriate forum” for the former president’s complaints.
“He seeks to flaunt a 200-page political statement detailing his grievances against those who opposed him,” Middlebrooks said.
Trump filed a lawsuit in March against Clinton, the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, and a number of… Democrats others on charges including “extortion” and “conspiracy to maliciously forgery.”
The lawsuit consisted of 108 pages in which he listed a long list of grievances he repeatedly spoke about during the four years he spent in the White House after his victory over the White House. Clinton.
In addition to the damages, Trump has requested punitive penalties, saying he incurred more than $24 million due to “defense costs, legal fees and related expenses.”
Judge Middlebrooks said: Trump He waited a long time before filing his complaint bypassing the statute of limitations for his accusations and that he had not been shown to have been harmed by any lies, stating that many of the statements made by the defendants were “clearly protected by the First Amendment” to the US Constitution.
Representatives for Clinton and Trump did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the ruling.
Intelligence officials and others in the US administration have accused Russia of meddling in those elections, and Moscow has denied that it interfered in the campaign.