Trump Claims Being President Gives Him Immunity From Apprentice Groping Lawsuit

Summer Zervos
Summer Zervos

Donald Trump claimed in court that being president gives him immunity from a lawsuit over groping filed by a former Apprentice contestant.

“Advancing a sweeping claim of presidential immunity, President Donald Trump’s lawyers have formally asked to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a former “Apprentice” contestant who says he groped her a decade ago.

Trump’s assertion that a sitting president cannot be sued in a state court was contained in a court filing submitted to a Manhattan judge by Marc Kasowitz, the same private attorney heading up the president’s defense in ongoing investigations into alleged ties between Russia and the Trump campaign during last year’s presidential race.” [READ MORE]

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