A $475 million Trump defamation lawsuit against CNN for associating him with Adolf Hitler was dismissed in federal court.
Trump Defamation Lawsuit Against CNN Dismissed in Federal Court Following “Big Lie” in References
The $475 million Trump defamation lawsuit filed against CNN after they used the “big lie” in references and associated former president Donald Trump with Adolf Hitler was dismissed in the federal court as the judge believed that the comments provided by CNN were not enough to be considered defamation just like what Trump defamation lawsuit stated.
Under the Trump defamation lawsuit, the former president claimed that CNN formulated a false association between him and Adolf Hitler only to prove a point that his 2020 presidential election fraud claims were not true, leading to the Trump defamation lawsuit because the comments caused false impressions against him.
However, the federal court dismissed the Trump defamation lawsuit as they believed that the references and the association between Trump and Hitler were only opinions and not stated as facts during the on-air discussions, which was not enough evidence for the Trump defamation lawsuit against CNN to proceed, Celeb reported.
Former President Seeks Support for CNN to be Held Accountable for Wrongful Comments Following Trump Defamation Lawsuit Dismissal
Following the dismissal of the Trump defamation lawsuit, the former president sought support for CNN to be held accountable for the wrongful comments they released against him, including the association between him and Hitler.
Aside from CNN, some other networks and individuals have directly and indirectly compared the former president to Hitler, which would eventually affect the proceedings of the Trump defamation lawsuit if approved, The Washington Post reported.