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Court refuses to halt Apprentice contestant's suit against Trump

4 monthes ago   |   By Politico

A panel of New York appeals judges has turned down President Donald Trump's request to halt a lawsuit filed by a former Apprentice contestant who claims Trump made unwelcome sexual advances on her and then disputed her account of the interactions. Lawyers for Trump have argued that he should not have to respond to the suit from Summer Zervos because it was brought in state court and allowing the case to proceed could interfere with Trump's presidential duties. However, on Thursday, five judges from the New York Supreme Court appellate division rejected Trump's bid to stay the case while he...
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Donald Trump's Request to Put Ex-Apprentice's Defamation Lawsuit on Hold Is Rejected

4 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

President Donald Trump's request to put a former "Apprentice" candidate's defamation lawsuit on hold while he challenges a ruling denying his bid to throw out the case entirely was rejected by a New York appeals court.
Summer Zervos sued Trump last year claiming he defamed her when he said she lied about her claim that he groped and forcibly kissed her. Zervos, who met with Trump in hopes of securing a job after her Apprentice television show appearance in 2005, is one of more than a dozen women who have come forward accusing him of sexual misconduct.
Trump has called the lawsuit...
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Trump fails to halt 'Apprentice' contestant's defamation lawsuit

4 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

NEW YORK - A New York state appeals court on Thursday denied U.S. President Donald Trump's bid to halt a defamation lawsuit by a former contestant on his reality TV show "The Apprentice" who accused him of making unwanted sexual advances.
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Trump's bid to dodge Summer Zervos lawsuit denied by judge

Trump's bid to dodge Summer Zervos lawsuit denied by judge

5 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

A Manhattan appeals panel has rejected President Trump's request to stay a defamation claim filed by a former “Apprentice” contestant while he's in office. “The motion is denied,” five justices from the state's mid-level Appellate Division wrote in a one-page decision released Thursday. The ruling means the case can move forward. In March, a lower...
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Trump's Bid to Halt Former ‘Apprentice' Candidate's Lawsuit Denied on Appeal

5 monthes ago   |   By Bloomberg

President Donald Trump's request to put a former “Apprentice” candidate's lawsuit on hold while he challenges a ruling denying his bid to throw out the case was rejected by a New York appeals court.
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New York Court Says Trump Can't Delay Defamation Lawsuit

5 monthes ago   |   By Bloomberg

A New York court says former "Apprentice" contestant Summer Zervos can proceed with her defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump, at least for now.
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NY appeals court rejects Trump bid to halt defamation lawsuit

5 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

NEW YORK - A New York state appeals court on Thursday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's bid to put on hold a defamation lawsuit by a former contestant on his reality TV show "The Apprentice".
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