Donald Trump accuses CNN of defamation with a lawsuit seeking $475 million in punitive damages 

Former President Donald Trump on Monday accused CNN in federal court of defamation, launching legal proceedings seeking $475 million in punitive damages. 

His complaint says the national news organization used its power and reach to defeat him politically. 

And the court document claims that CNN has stepped up its attacks as Trump mulls whether to run for the presidency again in 2024. 

Trump said he was proud to file a lawsuit standing up to the mainstream media.

‘In the coming weeks and months we will also be filing lawsuits against a large number of other fake news media companies for their lies, defamation, and wrongdoing, including as it pertains to “The Big Lie,” that they used so often in reference to their disinformation attack on presidential election of 2020,’ he said in an emailed statement.

It came after his lawyers filed a suit in Florida federal court. 

‘Beyond simply highlighting any negative information about the plaintiff and ignoring all positive information about…

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