JUST IN: Former ‘Apprentice’ contestant’s lawsuit against Trump can proceed


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An appellate court in New York has rejected President Donald Trump’s assertion that a sitting president cannot be sued in state court — a ruling stemming from a defamation lawsuit filed by a former “The Apprentice” contestant who accused the president of groping and kissing her in 2007.

Summer Zervos’ lawsuit is now allowed to proceed with the prospect of the president having to sit for a deposition.

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“We reject defendant President Trump’s argument that the Supremacy Clause of the United States Constitution prevents a New York State court — and every other state court in the country — from exercising its authority under its state constitution,” the court said in a statement. “Instead, we find that the Supremacy Clause was never intended to deprive a state court of its authority to decide cases and controversies under the state’s constitution.”

Zervos’ attorney Marianne Wang said her client was “very pleased” that court ruled that Trump is “not above the law,” stating:

“We look forward to proving to a jury that Ms. Zervos told the truth about Defendant’s unwanted sexual groping and holding him accountable for his malicious lies.”

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  1. Capit March 14th, 2019 at 12:17 pm

    Seriously? How stupid are the state courts? Idiots!


  2. Marion Meyash March 14th, 2019 at 12:45 pm

    They would allow anyone to cite sex charges. It’s ridiculous. There must be a statute of limitations on supposed sex harrassment. It’s always he said, she said without DNA or pictures. These womem are whoring themselves for publicity.


  3. B March 14th, 2019 at 12:50 pm

    Sore loser and liar


  4. Suzanne March 14th, 2019 at 12:52 pm

    How do you prove something like that?


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